Magic Slim, 1991

Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Magic Slim, American, 1937 - 2013
Date
1991
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 5/8 in. (34.9 x 27 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Description
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.
Place collected
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Blues (Music)
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
2012.164.108
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer
GUID
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