Johnny "Clyde" Copeland, 1988

Image for Johnny
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Johnny "Clyde" Copeland, American, 1937 - 1997
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 1/4 in. (35 x 23.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 15/16 x 10 11/16 in. (35.4 x 27.1 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
1988
Description
A black-and-white photograph of blues musician Johnny "Clyde" Copeland performing in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Copeland is photographed from the chest up and is mostly in shadow. He looks down at his guitar, which is not visible, but wears a wide strap over his left shoulder with [TEXAS] stitched vertically down it.
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
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
2012.164.113
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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