Wendell Holmes, 1996

A black-and-white photograph of Wendell Holmes, of the blues band The Holmes Brothers, performing in Clearwater, FL. The photo is taken head-on and Holmes stands in front of a microphone, with a small portion of his guitar just visible in the lower right corner. He sings with his right hand raised over his head and his eyes closed. He wears a black t-shirt with white decoration and glasses.

Object Details

Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Wendell Holmes, American
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 13 13/16 x 9 3/8 in. (35.1 x 23.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints