Houston Person, 1990

Image for Houston Person, 1990
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Person, Houston, American, born 1934
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 11/16 x 9 7/16 in. (34.7 x 23.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 3/4 x 10 1/2 in. (35 x 26.6 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Place captured
Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
1990
Description
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician and record producer Houston Person playing tenor saxaphone at a performance in Clearwater, FL. Person is photographed from the waist up at a low angle. He holds his saxaphone to his lips and stands in front of a microphone. He wears a patterned camp shirt and has his eyes closed.
Topic
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
2012.164.107
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer

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