Ernestine Anderson, 1977

Image for Ernestine Anderson, 1977
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Anderson, Ernestine, American, born 1928
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 11/16 x 9 1/4 in. (34.7 x 23.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 x 10 11/16 in. (35.5 x 27.2 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
1977
Description
A black-and-white photograph of jazz and blues vocalist Ernestine Anderson singing at a performance in Miami, FL. Anderson is photographed from the left and is holding a microphone in her right hand. Her left hand is blurred in gesture and obscures part of her face.
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
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
2012.164.91
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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