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James Cotton, 1979

Image for James Cotton, 1979
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white photograph of James Cotton holding a harmonica at a microphone during a performance in Coconut Grove, FL. He is wearing a white shirt and has a watch on his left wrist. His eyes are wide and his mouth is open.
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
James Cotton, American, born 1935
Date
1979
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 5/16 x 13 11/16 in. (23.7 x 34.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 7/16 x 13 3/4 in. (26.5 x 35 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
2012.164.11
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Place captured
Coconut Grove, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer