Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Big Johnson, Jack, American, 1940 - 2011
Date
ca. 1990
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 11/16 x 9 5/8 in. (34.8 x 24.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 11/16 x 10 7/8 in. (34.8 x 27.7 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Big Jack Johnson playing a dark guitar with his initials, BJJ, on the body of it at a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He is wearing a white hat and bracelet and he is smiling.
Place captured
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Blues (Music)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
2012.164.45
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b073f36f-b212-4926-8fc3-163ae5fa5c5b

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