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Taj Mahal, 1989

Image for Taj Mahal, 1989
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Taj Mahal playing a guitar in front of a microphone at a concert in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He is wearing a multicolored shirt, black beret, and sunglasses.
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Taj Mahal, American, born 1942
Date
1989
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 11/16 x 13 3/4 in. (24.6 x 34.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 13/16 x 13 3/4 in. (27.5 x 34.9 cm)
H x W (Matted): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Object number
2012.164.1
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Place captured
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer