Magic Slim, 1991

Image for Magic Slim, 1991
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Magic Slim, American, 1937 - 2013
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
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 5/8 in. (34.9 x 27 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place collected
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
A black-and-white photograph of blues musician Magic Slim holding an guitar at a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Slim is photographed from the front and hold his guitar to his chest with the fingers of his right hand splayed across the guitar body. He wears a dark t-shirt with the word [Chicago] visible and a wide brimmed black hat.
African American
Blues (Music)
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer
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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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