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Janis Joplin of Big Brother and the Holding Company
  • Jim Marshall
    born: Chicago, Illinois, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Janis Joplin of Big Brother and the Holding Company, 1967
  • published in Esquire magazine, January 1968, page 62
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 47.6 x 31.3 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18 3/4 x 12 5/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0491

Black-and-white image of a female figure shown from the hips up (identified as Janis Joplin). She is wearing multiple, long necklaces. Her hair is long and wavy. Her hands are clasped at her waist. She is looking down.