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Photograph by:
Michael Benabib, American, born 1962  Search this
Subject of:
MC Lyte, American, born 1971  Search this
Medium:
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 16 1/4 × 20 in. (41.3 × 50.8 cm)
H x W (Image): 12 1/2 × 19 in. (31.8 × 48.2 cm)
Type:
chromogenic color prints
portraits
laser prints
Date:
1995; printed 2004
Description:
A color photograph of MC Lyte in her dressing room, ca. 1995. Lyte is sitting next to a lighted mirror and looks towards the camera with her left arm resting on the counter. She is wearing a red hat, gold earrings, yellow shirt, and red and black striped overalls. Her reflection is visible in the mirror. The print is signed and dated on the back by Michael Benabib and an inscription by Bill Adler identifies the subject and date of capture.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.132.102
Restrictions & Rights:
© Michael Benabib. Permission required for use.
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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/fd560bd6100-5b51-4289-8b47-05db5fdf55ae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.102