Little Jimmy Scott, 1993

Image for Little Jimmy Scott, 1993
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Little Jimmy Scott, American, 1925 - 2014
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)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1993
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.
Topic
African American
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
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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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