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Photograph by:
David D. Spitzer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Mary "Diamond Teeth" McClain, American, 1902 - 2000  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 15/16 in. (34.9 x 25.2 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. (34.9 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 Diamond Teeth Mary McClain singing and holding a tambourine during a performance in Charlotte, NC. She is wearing a sequinned hat, glasses, and a dress with collar sequins. She is holding a microphone in her right hand. A tambourine is visible at the bottom of the frame.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Gospel (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:
2012.164.40
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/fd57e991834-8c5b-4c67-8ffd-202d14622ac2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.164.40