Photographic print of Dizzy Gillespie, from Perkins

Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Gillespie, Dizzy, American, 1917 - 1993
Date
1950s
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
H x W (Image): 6 7/8 x 9 9/16 in. (17.5 x 24.3 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of three men. Dizzy Gillespie is the man in the center, wearing a fez style hat, glasses and a jacket and tie. All three men are looking towards the camera and smiling. A bar is visible in the background. An inscription in lower left corner reads [To Dizzy From Perkins].
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Paxton and Rachel Baker
Object number
2012.172.7.4
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd558f78711-c236-4ad7-bfb0-8ad90e7fa459
2 image(s)