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Junior Wells, 1994

Image for Junior Wells, 1994
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Junior Wells performing in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. He is wearing a light colored hat with a white band, white shirt, dark tie, black jacket, and lots of jewelry. He is holding a harmonica in his right hand an a microphone in his left.
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Junior Wells, American, 1934 - 1998
Date
1994
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 7/16 x 13 3/4 in. (24 x 34.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 7/8 x 13 7/8 in. (27.7 x 35.2 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
2012.164.38
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