Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Allison, Luther, American, 1939 - 1997
Date
ca. 1994
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 11/16 x 9 3/16 in. (34.7 x 23.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 x 10 7/8 in. (35.5 x 27.7 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of blues musician Luther Allison performing in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Allison is photographed from the knees up standing in front of a microphone and singing. A Gibson Les Paul is around his neck and his right hand is raised in front of him. He wears and black and white shirt with geometric patterns and dark slacks.
Place captured
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
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
2012.164.114
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54ea62489-b224-46eb-b363-2cb83dcdfa40

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