Muddy Waters, 1983

Image for Muddy Waters, 1983
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Waters, Muddy, American, 1913 - 1983
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 9 5/16 x 13 9/16 in. (23.6 x 34.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 7/16 x 13 7/8 in. (26.5 x 35.3 cm)
H x W (Matted): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1983
A black-and-white photograph of blues musician Muddy Waters performing in Miami, FL. He is photographed from a low angle and to the right. The neck of his Fender guitar is visible in the lower portion of the frame and his right hand is raised, partially obscuring his face and the microphone.
African American
Blues (Music)
Composers (Musicians)
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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