Dorothy Donegan, 1993

Image for Dorothy Donegan, 1993
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Donegan, Dorothy, American, 1922 - 1998
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 13 5/8 x 9 1/8 in. (34.6 x 23.2 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 7/8 x 10 7/8 in. (35.3 x 27.6 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
A black-and-white photograph of jazz pianist Dorothy Donegan performing at a concert in Charlotte, NC. Donegan is photographed from a low angle and to the right. She sits at a piano with her face turned slightly toward the camera with her right hand raised near her face. She wears a sequined ballcap and top. Just behind her is a bass player she obscures.
African American
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
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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