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

Photograph by
Robert Houston, American, born 1935
Subject of
Miles Davis, American, 1926 - 1991
Date
1970
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 5604pixels × 9079pixels
Description
This image depicts musician Miles Davis playing the trumpet. Viewed from the shoulders up, and his eyes are cast downward. His hands are visible as he holds his instrument to his lips. He wears a light colored shirt with a scarf around his neck. A microphone is visible at the extreme right of the image.
Place depicted
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Topic
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
2014.116.31
Restrictions & Rights
© Robert Houston
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56f6ce284-f3ba-4c38-ba38-385e62074cfb