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Earl King, 1992

Image for Earl King, 1992
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white photograph of blues musician Earl King playing guitar during a performance in Miami Beach, FL. King is photographed from the waist up and is looking down at his two-tone Fender Stratocaster while playing. He leans back and wears a patterned button-up shirt with solid color front panels. He stands in front of a black background with large white lettering partly visible at the top of the frame.
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Earl King, American, 1934 - 2003
Date
1992
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 11/16 x 9 7/16 in. (34.8 x 23.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in. (35 x 27.3 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
2012.164.112
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Place captured
Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer