Carmen McRae, 1980

Image for Carmen McRae, 1980
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Carmen McRae, American, 1920 - 1994
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 11/16 x 10 in. (34.8 x 25.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 11/16 x 10 5/8 in. (34.8 x 27 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
ca. 1980
Description
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician and composer Carmen McRae singing during a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. McRae is photographed in left profile while seated. She holds the microphone in her right hand and wears a floral patterned shirt. Behind her a piano player is visible but out of focus.
Topic
African American
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
2012.164.134
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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