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Photograph by:
David D. Spitzer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Luther Allison, American, 1939 - 1997  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 13 11/16 x 9 3/16 in. (34.7 x 23.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 x 10 7/8 in. (35.5 x 27.7 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1994
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of blues musician Luther Allison performing in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Allison is photographed from the knees up standing in front of a microphone and singing. A Gibson Les Paul is around his neck and his right hand is raised in front of him. He wears and black and white shirt with geometric patterns and dark slacks.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number:
2012.164.114
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/fd54ea62489-b224-46eb-b363-2cb83dcdfa40
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.164.114