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Bobby "Blue" Bland, 1989

Image for Bobby "Blue" Bland, 1989
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white photograph of blues and soul singer Bobby "Blue" Bland performing in Miami, FL. Bland holds a microphone in front of his mouth and has his eyes closed while singing. He wears a light cloth cap and button up collared shirt.
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Bobby "Blue" Bland, American, 1930 - 2013
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 5/8 x 13 11/16 in. (24.5 x 34.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 5/8 x 13 7/8 in. (27 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
2012.164.56
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Soul (Music)
Place captured
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer