Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
King, Earl, American, 1934 - 2003
Date
1992
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 11/16 x 9 7/16 in. (34.8 x 23.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. (35 x 27.3 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of blues musician Earl King playing guitar during a performance in Miami Beach, FL. King is photographed from the waist up and is looking down at his two-tone Fender Stratocaster while playing. He leans back and wears a patterned button-up shirt with solid color front panels. He stands in front of a black background with large white lettering partly visible at the top of the frame.
Place captured
Miami Beach, Miami-Dade 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
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
2012.164.112
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c4067751-bc1b-48f1-9406-cec11e5f2f92
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