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Dexter Gordon, 1977

Image for Dexter Gordon, 1977
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Gordon, Dexter, American, 1923 - 1990
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 13/16 in. (34.9 x 24.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 13/16 x 10 1/2 in. (35.1 x 26.7 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
1977
Description
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Dexter Gordon playing the saxaphone at a performance in Clearwater, FL. Gordon is photographed from the knees up at a low angle. He wears dark slacks, a light dress shirt and a dark vest.
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
2012.164.176
Rights
© David D. Spitzer
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture