Magic Slim, 1991

Image for Magic Slim, 1991
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Magic Slim, American, 1937 - 2013
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)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place collected
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
1991
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.
Topic
African American
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
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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

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