Little Ed Williams, 1992

Image for Little Ed Williams, 1992
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Lil' Williams, Ed, American, born 1955
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 5/16 in. (35 x 23.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 x 10 5/8 in. (35.5 x 27 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
1992
Description
A black-and-white photograph of blues musician Lil' Ed Williams playing guitar duing a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Williams is standing in front of a microphone while playing his guitar. A slide is visible on Williams's right pinky finger. He wears a black t-shirt that with [CERTIFIED / ED HEAD] printed on the right shoulder. He smiles broadly.
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
2012.164.60
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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