Sam Myers, 1994

Image for Sam Myers, 1994
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Myers, Sam, American, 1936 - 2006
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 5/16 in. (34.9 x 23.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 3/4 x 10 11/16 in. (34.9 x 27.2 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
1994
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Sam Myers on stage behind a microphone during a performance in Miami Beach, FL. He is wearing a grey suit and black glasses. His hands are up by his neck and he is holding something in his left hand. The headstock of a Gibson guitar is in the frame and out of focus at the left edge of the image.
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
Composers (Musicians)
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
2012.164.36
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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