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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
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
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)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
August 27, 1991; printed 2003
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.
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:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Al Pereira
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture