Miles Davis, 1981

Image for Miles Davis, 1981
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Miles Davis, American, 1926 - 1991
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 10 x 13 3/4 in. (25.4 x 34.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 11/16 x 13 3/4 in. (27.2 x 34.9 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
1981
Description
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Miles Davis performing in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Davis is photographed in close-up with his head bowed slightly. Only the mouthpiece of Davis's trumpet is visible. He wears a white shirt and cloth beret which has the letters [PEPEPE] embroidered on it.
Topic
African American
Composers (Musicians)
Conductors (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
2012.164.127
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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