Song Praise

Photograph by
Royster, Kenneth, American, born 1944
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
1997
Medium
photograph: silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 15 × 14 15/16 in. (38.1 × 37.9 cm)
H x W (image): 20 × 16 in. (50.8 × 40.6 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph by Kenneth Royster of musicians. There are three (3) musicians performing in the image. Two (2) women are in the foreground, both wearing white. The woman on the left is singing into a microphone and has her arms raised. The woman on the right, wearing sunglasses and a headscarf, has one hand raised and is holding a single, large maraca in her right hand. Behind the women is a man in a baseball cap playing a keyboard. Parked cars and a tree line are visible in the background. There is a numerical inscription on the reverse.
Place depicted
United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
Praise
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Communities
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Music
Musicians
Photography
Religion
Religious groups
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kenneth Royster in honor of Prof. Samuel L. Green
Object number
2018.41.14
Restrictions & Rights
© Kenneth Royster
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd566f12dad-353b-4487-9d87-9cf493635c84
2 image(s)