Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, 1987

Image for Eddie
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, American, 1917 - 1988
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 11/16 x 9 3/8 in. (34.7 x 23.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 3/4 x 9 7/8 in. (34.9 x 25.1 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Hialeah, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
1987
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson performing in Hialeah, FL. Vinson is photographed from an extreme low angle and slightly to the left. He is performing outdoors and holds the microphone with both hands while his guitar hangs from his neck.
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
2012.164.79
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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