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Catalog Data:
Photograph by:
Jamel Shabazz, American, born 1960
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women
Printed by:
Sunshine Color Lab, American
Medium:
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
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)
Type:
chromogenic color prints
portraits
digital prints
Place depicted:
Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York City, Kings County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1980; printed 2010
Description:
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.
Topic:
African American
Communities
Families
Fashion
Identity
Photography
Urban
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jamel Shabazz
Object number:
2014.84.6
Rights:
© Jamel Shabazz
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
"Back in the Days"
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Exhibition:
Everyday Beauty
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Second Floor, 2 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture