C. J. Chenier, 1993

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Description
A black-and-white photograph of zydeco musician C. J. Chenier playing accordian during a performance in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Chenier stands in front of a microphone and is gesturing with his right hand. He wears a dark baseball cap and sunglasses. An electric advertising sign is out of focus but visible at the top of the frame.
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
ca. 1993
Object number
2012.164.59
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Photograph by
David D. Spitzer, American
Subject of
C. J. Chenier, American, born 1957
Topic
African American
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Music
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Place captured
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 7/16 in. (34.9 x 24 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 3/4 x 10 13/16 in. (35 x 27.5 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits