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Photograph by:
David D. Spitzer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Bo Diddley, American, 1928 - 2008  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 3/8 in. (35 x 23.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 7/8 x 10 15/16 in. (35.2 x 27.8 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:
1990
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of Bo Diddley singing into a microphone at a performance in Miami Beach, FL. His hands are raised in the air, his mouth is open, and his guitar is at his waist. He is wearing his trademark hat, tic-tac-toe shirt, and glasses.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  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:
2012.164.3
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/fd50484efbe-f02c-4005-87e4-7f0bdb5c4471
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.164.3