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"Janis Joplin of Big Brother & The Holding Company standing tall"
  • Jim Marshall
    1936–2010
    born: Chicago, Illinois, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • "Janis Joplin of Big Brother & The Holding Company standing tall", 1967
  • "Anatomy of a Love Festival," published in Esquire magazine, January 1968
  • Where object was made: Monterey, California, United States
  • gelatin silver print, mounted on board
  • 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
Description
Exhibitions

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.