Brownie McGhee, 1978

Image for Brownie McGhee, 1978
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Brownie McGhee, American, 1915 - 1996
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 5/16 x 13 3/4 in. (23.6 x 34.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 5/8 x 13 7/8 in. (27 x 35.3 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
1978
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Piedmont blues musician Brownie McGhee at a performance in Miami, FL. McGhee is framed from the chest up and is looking down behind a microphone. He wears a shirt with an open neck and a dark colored cloth cap.
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
2012.164.119
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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