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Bo Diddley, 1990

Image for Bo Diddley, 1990
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Bo Diddley singing into a microphone at a performance in Miami Beach, FL. His hands are raised in the air, his mouth is open, and his guitar is at his waist. He is wearing his trademark hat, tic-tac-toe shirt, and glasses.
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Bo Diddley, American, 1928 - 2008
Date
1990
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 3/4 x 9 3/8 in. (35 x 23.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 7/8 x 10 15/16 in. (35.2 x 27.8 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
2012.164.3
Topic
African American
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Photography
Rock and roll (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Place captured
Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer