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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
George Clinton, American, born 1941  Search this
Medium:
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type:
chromogenic color prints
portraits
Date:
ca. 1993
Description:
A color photograph of George Clinton wearing a white robe and white wig against a solid blue background. The bottom part of the wig has streaks of red, black and purple. Clinton wears gold and white sunglasses and several layered necklaces with pendants, including a yellow and pink baby bottle on a pink ribbon necklace and a silver fish pendant on a strand of multi-colored beads. A white suit and shirt are visible under the robe. Clinton holds a gold pistol in his proper right hand, which is raised so the pistol points directly up, next to his head. His proper left hand is at his side, a simple gold ring is visible on his ring finger. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Love to the planet
Object number:
2011.83.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Afrofuturism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd557867b42-4a06-4b66-b50a-bbe7ea1a067f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.83.10