Big Boy Henry, 1992

Image for Big Boy Henry, 1992
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Henry, Richard "Big Boy", American, born 1921
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 13 11/16 x 9 1/2 in. (34.7 x 24.2 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 7/8 x 10 15/16 in. (35.2 x 27.8 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
A black-and-white photograph of Big Boy Henry playing a dark electric guitar and singing into a microphone at a performance in Charlotte, NC. He is wearing a beret, glasses, light collared shirt, black suspenders, and dark pants. A button on his suspenders says "JAZZ / CHARLOTTE / GUEST/ PERFORMER."
African American
Blues (Music)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer
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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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