Lucky Peterson, 1994

Image for Lucky Peterson, 1994
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Peterson, Lucky, American, born 1964
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 11/16 x 9 7/16 in. (34.7 x 24 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 11/16 x 10 13/16 in. (34.7 x 27.4 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
1994
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Lucky Peterson playing guitar at a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. There is sweat on his forehead and his eyes are closed. He is wearing a white sleeveless shirt, and a necklace. His guitar strap says "LUCKY."
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
Gospel (Music)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Photography
Soul (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
2012.164.14
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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