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Photograph by:
George DuBose, American, born 1951  Search this
Subject of:
Rammellzee, American, 1960 - 2010  Search this
Gettovetts, American, 1988 - 1988  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 17 3/4 × 11 15/16 in. (45.1 × 30.4 cm)
H x W (Image): 10 1/4 × 10 1/16 in. (26.1 × 25.5 cm)
Type:
portraits
inkjet prints
Date:
1988
Description:
A color photographic print of the musician and artist Rammellzee. Pictured from the chest up Rammellzee wears a grey and black striped sweater under multiple layered jackets, one of leopard print fur. There are multiple silver chain necklaces with silver pendants around his neck along with a black bolo tie with silver ram's head clasp. He wears a pair of white futuristic goggles on his eyes, with another pair in red right above across his forehead, a yellow pair above that and another red pair on the top of his head, over a black fur hat. He is looking at the camera, posed in front of a white background. Under the image are two handwritten inscriptions in black ink: [Ramm - ell - zee] is at the bottom left corner and the photographer's signature [© George DuBose] is at the bottom right. There are no inscriptions on the back.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Fashion  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:
2015.132.216
Restrictions & Rights:
© George DuBose
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
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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