The Two Kings, Elvis Presley with B.B. King at WDIA Goodwill Review, Memphis, TN

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Description
On the left, Elvis Presley wears a necktie and striped jacket and puts his arm around the shoulders of B.B. King, right, who wears a bowtie and plaid jacket with a pocket square.
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
© Ernest C. Withers Trust
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
December 7, 1957
Object number
2009.16.23
Created by
Dr. Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 - 2007
Subject of
Elvis Presley, American, 1935 - 1977
B.B. King, American, 1925 - 2015
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
Photography
Rock and roll (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Place depicted
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits