Popsy Dixon, 1996

Image for Popsy Dixon, 1996
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Dixon, Popsy, American
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 9/16 x 9 1/4 in. (34.5 x 23.5 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 captured
Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1996
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Popsy Dixon, drummer for the blues band, The Holmes Brothers, playing drums during a performance in Clearwater, FL. Dixon is photographed in right-profile while performing. He wears a patterned shirt and sings into a microphone. He wears gloves while holding drumsticks.
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
2012.164.109
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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