Miles Davis - Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. - 1970

Image for Miles Davis - Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. - 1970
Photograph by
Robert Houston, American, born 1935
Subject of
Miles Davis, American, 1926 - 1991
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 5604pixels × 9079pixels
Type
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date
1970
Description
This image depicts the musician Miles Davis playing the trumpet. This close up shows Davis from chest upwards. Head bent, trumpet to his lips, Davis grasps the instrument with both hands. He wears a light colored long sleeved shirt.
Topic
African American
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Greta Houston
Object number
2014.116.30
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

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