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Carrie Smith, 1992

Image for Carrie Smith, 1992
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white photograph of blues and jazz singer Carrie Smith performing at a concert in Charlotte, NC. Smith is photographed from a low angle and to the left. Her hands are positioned on either side of the mic stand she sings into. Her shoulders are drawn up and her eyes are closed. She wears a blouse with beaded black and white triangles and a large white ribbon in her hair.
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Carrie Smith, American, 1925 - 2012
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 5/8 in. (34.8 x 24.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 13/16 x 10 7/8 in. (35.1 x 27.6 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
2012.164.146
Topic
African American
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Place captured
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer