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Muddy Waters, 1983

Image for Muddy Waters, 1983
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white photograph of blues musician Muddy Waters performing in Miami, FL. He is photographed from a low angle and to the right. The neck of his Fender guitar is visible in the lower portion of the frame and his right hand is raised, partially obscuring his face and the microphone.
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
Muddy Waters, American, 1913 - 1983
Date
ca. 1983
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 9/16 in. (23.6 x 34.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 7/16 x 13 7/8 in. (26.5 x 35.3 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
2012.164.64
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
Composers (Musicians)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Place captured
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer