Bo Diddley, 1990

Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Diddley, Bo, American, 1928 - 2008
Date
1990
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 3/8 in. (35 x 23.8 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)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Bo Diddley singing into a microphone at a performance in Miami Beach, FL. His hands are raised in the air, his mouth is open, and his guitar is at his waist. He is wearing his trademark hat, tic-tac-toe shirt, and glasses.
Place captured
Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Photography
Rock and roll (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
2012.164.3
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50484efbe-f02c-4005-87e4-7f0bdb5c4471