C. J. Chenier, 1993

Image for C. J. Chenier, 1993
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
C. J. Chenier, American, born 1957
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 7/16 in. (34.9 x 24 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 3/4 x 10 13/16 in. (35 x 27.5 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1993
A black-and-white photograph of zydeco musician C. J. Chenier playing accordian during a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Chenier stands in front of a microphone and is gesturing with his right hand. He wears a dark baseball cap and sunglasses. An electric advertising sign is out of focus but visible at the top of the frame.
African American
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer
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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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