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Photograph by:
David D. Spitzer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Eddie King, American, 1938 - 2012  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 5/16 in. (34.9 x 23.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 15/16 x 10 5/8 in. (35.4 x 27 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
A black-and-white photograph of blues musician Eddie King, posing with two guitar cases in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. The photo shows King posing with two heavily decorated guitar cases, one resting on the ground and one slung over King's right shoulder. He wears light colored jeans and a vest decorated with patches and a large dark cowboy hat decorated with guitar shaped pins. Just behind him stands an unidentified man who is turning back toward King and sticking out his tongue.
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:
Restrictions & Rights:
© David D. Spitzer
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