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Della Reese, 1979

Image for Della Reese, 1979
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white photograph of vocalist Della Reese singing during a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Reese is photographed from the right and is singinging into a microphone held in her right hand. She wears a dark dress with patterned sequins.
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Della Reese, American, 1937 - 2017
Date
ca. 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): 13 7/8 x 9 3/8 in. (35.2 x 23.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 x 10 1/2 in. (35.5 x 26.7 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 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
2012.164.110
Topic
African American
Actors
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Place captured
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer