Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Taylor, Koko, American, 1928 - 2009
Date
1991
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 11/16 in. (34.9 x 24.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. (35 x 27.6 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Koko Taylor singing at a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Her eyes are closed and she is holding the microphone in her right hand. She is wearing a shiny black dress, necklace, watch, and a ring. A man wearing a large hat and playing a guitar is just visible over her left shoulder.
Place captured
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Blues (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
2012.164.7
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd546a184de-b743-4d24-9e58-68ea64dc197c

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