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Photograph by:
Gregory L Davenport Jr., American, born 1977  Search this
Subject of:
The Last Mr. Bigg, American, ca. 1970 - 2015  Search this
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W: 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
chromogenic color prints
Place captured:
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
February 2005
A color photograph of Alabama rapper The Last Mr. Bigg.
Bigg is pictured seated, wearing a green Chicago White Sox jacket and hat, and smoking.
He has a white gauze bandage over his proper right eye, with black sunglasses on top. The green baseball cap reads [SOX] diagonally in white. He is wearing a white ribbed shirt under the green jacket. There is a red "C" on the left side of the jacket, outlined in white and then yellow. The word [SOX] is on top of the "C" in white with a yellow outline. He has a goatee and long fingernails. He is holding a cigarette in his mouth with his right hand. His left hand is making a fist and is on top of a newspaper on his lap. He is sitting in a white chair and there is some house siding and a window visible behind him.
There is an inscription on the verso, handwritten by Bill Adler, identifying the subject, location, date and photographer.
African American  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Gregory L. Davenport Jr.
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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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