Nancy Wilson - Convention Hall, Atlantic City, N.J. - 1980

Image for Nancy Wilson - Convention Hall, Atlantic City, N.J. - 1980
Photograph by
Robert Houston, American, born 1935
Subject of
Wilson, Nancy, American, born 1937
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 8671pixels × 6304pixels
Type
portraits
digital images
Place depicted
Convention Hall, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date
1980
Description
This image depicts Nancy Wilson, singer and entertainer. Wearing a fitted strapless black dress, she holds a microphone up to her open mouth with her right hand. Her left hand is held loosely at waist height. She wears a ring on the fourth finger of her left hand, a simple chain choker, and small earrings. Shot from below, the angle of the picture gives her a monumental aspect.
Topic
African American
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Greta Houston
Object number
2014.116.18
Restrictions & Rights
© Robert Houston
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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