Hubert Laws, 1993

Image for Hubert Laws, 1993
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Laws, Hubert, American, born 1939
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 5/8 x 9 1/4 in. (34.6 x 23.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 3/4 x 10 13/16 in. (35 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
Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
1993
Description
A black-and-white photograph of musician Hubert Laws playing the flute at a performance in Miami Beach, FL. Laws is photographed from a slightly low angle. His flute is raised to his mouth and his eyes are tightly closed while he plays. he wears a dark pinstripe suit and black dress shirt.
Topic
African American
Classical (Music)
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
2012.164.164
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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