Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, 1980

Image for Eddie
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, American, 1922 - 1986
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 11/16 x 9 5/16 in. (34.8 x 23.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 7/8 x 10 5/16 in. (35.2 x 26.2 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. 1980
Description
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis with a saxaphone at a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He is bending slightly to adjust a microphone stand with his right hand. He wears striped light colored pants and a sweater.
Topic
African American
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
2012.164.47
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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