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Ernie Watts, 1992

Image for Ernie Watts, 1992
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Ernie Watts playing saxophone at a performance in Clearwater, FL. He is wearing a white collared shirt and is behind a microphone. His eyes are closed and his lips are pursed as he blows into the saxophone.
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Ernie Watts, American, born 1945
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 13/16 x 9 1/8 in. (35.1 x 23.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 1/16 x 10 1/2 in. (35.7 x 26.6 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
2012.164.23
Topic
African American
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Rhythm and blues (Music)
Place captured
Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer