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Photograph by:
David D. Spitzer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson, American, born 1939  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 13 11/16 x 9 5/16 in. (34.7 x 23.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. (35 x 26.7 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. 1992
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson playing guitar during a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He is wearing a multicolored shirt and three necklaces. The black guitar strap is over his left shoulder. He has his eyes closed and his face is sweaty.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  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:
2012.164.43
Restrictions & Rights:
© David D. Spitzer
See more items in:
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/fd5fce60910-508c-4add-841a-862833004b45
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.164.43