B.B. King - Symphony Hall, Boston, Mass. - 1969

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Description
This image depicts musician B.B. King playing his guitar. Wearing a dark suit, light tie, light pinstripe shirt with french cuffs, he holds his guitar to the right side of his torso, strumming with his right hand. He wears a ring on each hand. His eyes closed, he faces slightly to his left, towards the viewer. Taken from below, this angle gives him a monumental aspect.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
1969
Object number
2014.116.25
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Greta Houston
Photograph by
Robert Houston, American, born 1935
Subject of
B.B. King, American, 1925 - 2015
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
Men
Photography
Place depicted
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 11756pixels × 9924pixels
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
© Robert Houston
Type
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog