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Eddie "Blues Man" Kirkland, 1989

Image for Eddie "Blues Man" Kirkland, 1989
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Eddie Bluesman Kirkland playing a guitar and singing at a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He is wearing a dark hat, white shirt, and a dark vest. He is singing into a microphone and his left hand and neck of the guitar are visible at the bottom right of the frame. The photo is taken from an extreme low angle.
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Eddie Kirkland, Jamaican, 1923 - 2011
Date
1989
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 11/16 in. (23.6 x 34.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 3/8 x 13 3/4 in. (26.4 x 35 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
2012.164.34
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Place captured
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer