Lazy Lester, 1993

Image for Lazy Lester, 1993
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Lester, Lazy, American, born 1933
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
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)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1993
Description
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.
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
2012.164.32
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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