dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 13 5/8 × 9 9/16 in. (34.6 × 24.3 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm)
chromogenic color prints
Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, United States, North and Central America
1980; printed 2010
This color photograph shows identical twins wearing popular fashion from the 1980sin the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York, in 1980. The girls are wearing oversized coats, skirts, shirts, and Cazal glasses. The back of the photograph is inscribed with the title and photographer Jamel Shabazz’s signature.
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jamel Shabazz