Frank Wess, 1974

Image for Frank Wess, 1974
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Frank Wess, American, 1922 - 2013
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 5/16 x 13 3/4 in. (23.7 x 35 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 1/4 x 13 15/16 in. (26 x 35.4 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
1974
Description
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Frank Wess playing flute during a performance in Boca Raton, FL. Wess is photographed from below and slightly to the right. He wears a dark textured suit jacket, and embroidered white shirt and tie.
Topic
African American
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
2012.164.129
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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