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Photograph by:
David D. Spitzer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Earl King, American, 1934 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 13 11/16 x 9 7/16 in. (34.8 x 23.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. (35 x 27.3 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1992
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of blues musician Earl King playing guitar during a performance in Miami Beach, FL. King is photographed from the waist up and is looking down at his two-tone Fender Stratocaster while playing. He leans back and wears a patterned button-up shirt with solid color front panels. He stands in front of a black background with large white lettering partly visible at the top of the frame.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number:
2012.164.112
Restrictions & Rights:
© David D. Spitzer
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c4067751-bc1b-48f1-9406-cec11e5f2f92
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.164.112