Roy Eldridge, 1979

Image for Roy Eldridge, 1979
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Roy Eldridge, American, 1911 - 1989
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 9/16 x 9 3/16 in. (34.5 x 23.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 13/16 x 10 3/8 in. (35.1 x 26.3 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Place captured
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
1979
Description
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Roy Eldridge performing in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Eldridge is photographed from the left and is front lit with most of the image in shadow. He is holding the microphone with his left hand and a trumpet is held at his side. He wears a light colored suit and glasses.
Topic
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
2012.164.72
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer

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