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Charles Brown, 1995

Image for Charles Brown, 1995
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white photograph of blues musician Charles Brown playing piano during a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Brown is photographed in profile from his right. He is crouched over the piano and wears a cap and dark jacket that appear to be covered in some kind of white powdery material.
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Charles Brown, American, 1922 - 1999
Date
ca. 1995
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 11/16 x 9 7/16 in. (34.8 x 23.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 x 11 in. (35.5 x 28 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
2012.164.55
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