Lazy Lester, 1993

Image for Lazy Lester, 1993
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Lester, Lazy, American, born 1933
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 13 9/16 x 9 1/4 in. (34.5 x 23.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 3/4 x 11 in. (35 x 28 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1993
A black-and-white photograph of Lazy Lester at a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He is wearing a black ballcap that says "BLIND WILLIE'S" and a black t-shirt that says " the / Rhythm / Room / Presents the Blues! / Phoenix, Arizona." He is holding a harmonica in his left hand.
African American
Blues (Music)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer
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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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