Little Jimmy Scott, 1993

Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Little Jimmy Scott, American, 1925 - 2014
Date
ca. 1993
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 3/4 x 13 11/16 in. (24.7 x 34.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 11/16 x 13 3/4 in. (27.1 x 35 cm)
H x W (Matted): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of jazz vocalist "Little" Jimmy Scott singing during a performance in Clearwater, FL. Scott is photographed from the left from a slightly low angle, with the ceiling of the performance venue visible. He holds his microphone in his left hand and the cord is threaded through his right hand, which is held aloft with the index finger pointing upwards. He wears a light colored suit and checked button up shirt. His eyes are closed as he sings.
Place captured
Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
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
2012.164.97
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54537b257-d822-4336-96ea-c97170bf2092