Wendell Holmes, 1996

Image for Wendell Holmes, 1996
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Holmes, Wendell, American
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 13/16 x 9 3/8 in. (35.1 x 23.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 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
1996
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Wendell Holmes, of the blues band The Holmes Brothers, performing in Clearwater, FL. The photo is taken head-on and Holmes stands in front of a microphone, with a small portion of his guitar just visible in the lower right corner. He sings with his right hand raised over his head and his eyes closed. He wears a black t-shirt with white decoration and glasses.
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
2012.164.115
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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