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Photograph by:
Al Pereira, American, born 1963  Search this
Subject of:
Grandmaster Flash, American, born 1958  Search this
Printed by:
Bill Adler, American, born 1951  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 13 15/16 × 10 7/8 in. (35.4 × 27.6 cm)
H x W (Image): 13 × 8 11/16 in. (33 × 22.1 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 27, 1991; printed 2003
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of Grandmaster Flash pointing at the Chrysler Building. Flash wears a white t-shirt, white hat, and dark jeans. He looks at the camera and raises his right hand to point at the Chrysler building in the background. His left hand rest on a balcony railing. On the back are inscriptions by Bill Adler identifying the subject, photographer, location and date.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.132.280
Restrictions & Rights:
© Al Pereira
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51d8617b8-07bd-4610-8712-67eb9a816aba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.280