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Photograph by:
David D. Spitzer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Koko Taylor, American, 1928 - 2009  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 11/16 in. (34.9 x 24.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. (35 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:
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1991
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of Koko Taylor singing at a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Her eyes are closed and she is holding the microphone in her right hand. She is wearing a shiny black dress, necklace, watch, and a ring. A man wearing a large hat and playing a guitar is just visible over her left shoulder.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (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:
2012.164.7
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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.164.7