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Photograph by:
David D. Spitzer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Carrie Smith, American, 1925 - 2012  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 13 11/16 x 9 5/8 in. (34.8 x 24.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 13/16 x 10 7/8 in. (35.1 x 27.6 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1992
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of blues and jazz singer Carrie Smith performing at a concert in Charlotte, NC. Smith is photographed from a low angle and to the left. Her hands are positioned on either side of the mic stand she sings into. Her shoulders are drawn up and her eyes are closed. She wears a blouse with beaded black and white triangles and a large white ribbon in her hair.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  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:
2012.164.146
Restrictions & Rights:
© David D. Spitzer
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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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/fd5562abfea-5e24-4f99-aeee-9551a685dabd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.164.146