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Ella Fitzgerald, 1978

Image for Ella Fitzgerald, 1978
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Ella Fitzgerald on stage in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. She stands in a spotlight on stage just in front of a piano. She is wearing a floor length black dress and is holding a corded microphone in her left hand.
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Ella Fitzgerald, American, 1917 - 1996
Date
1978
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 13/16 x 9 1/2 in. (35.1 x 24.2 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 13/16 x 10 11/16 in. (35.1 x 27.1 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
2012.164.19
Topic
African American
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Place captured
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer