Smithsonian Collections

Libba Cotten

Image for Libba Cotten
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery
Artist
John Cohen, 1932 - 2019
Sitter
Elizabeth Cotten, 05 Jan 1893 - 29 Jun 1987
Date
c. 1960
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Medium
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
Image: 16.4 x 23.7 cm (6 7/16 x 9 5/16")
Sheet: 20.3 x 25.4 cm (8 x 10")
Type
Photograph
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Object number
NPG.96.77
Culture
Elizabeth Cotten: American\African American
Topic
Interior
Music\Musical instrument\Guitar
Elizabeth Cotten: Female
Elizabeth Cotten: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter
Elizabeth Cotten: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Rhythm and Blues
Portrait
Place
United States\District of Columbia\Washington
Restrictions & Rights
© John Cohen, courtesy Deborah Bell, New York