Queen Ida, 1990

Image for Queen Ida, 1990
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Queen Ida, American, born 1929
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. (23.5 x 35 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 1/2 x 13 15/16 in. (26.7 x 35.4 cm)
H x W (Matted): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
1990
Description
A black-and-white photograph of zydeco musician Queen Ida playing accordian during a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. She is photographed from a low angle and to her right. She stands in front of a microphone with her left hand held in front of her. She wears a patterned, slightly shiny blouse and dangling earrings.
Topic
African American
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Musicians
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
2012.164.58
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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