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Max Roach, 1973

Image for Max Roach, 1973
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Max Roach at a performance in New York City. He is wearing a grey hat and black rimmed glasses. The photograph is taken from extreme low angle, with Roach's instrument out of focus and visible in the foreground at the bottom of the frame.
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Max Roach, American, 1924 - 2007
Date
1973
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 3/4 in. (23.6 x 35 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 9 5/8 x 13 7/8 in. (24.5 x 35.3 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
2012.164.17
Topic
African American
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Place captured
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer