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Photograph by:
Jeffrey Gamble, Saint Lucian, born 1974  Search this
Subject of:
Chris Lighty, American, 1968 - 2012  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 7/8 × 10 11/16 in. (35.2 × 27.2 cm)
Type:
black-and-white photographs
Place captured:
New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1999
Description:
A black and white photograph of Chris Lighty at home in New Jersey.
The photograph is a close-up portrait of Lighty from the shoulders up. He is wearing a black jacket with a black tie. His hair is closely shaved and he is smiling slightly with his head tilted slightly towards the proper left side of the image. There is a white background behind him.
There are two photographer's stamps on the back of the photograph, along with an inscription by Bill Adler identifying the subject, location, and date.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  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:
2015.132.219
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jeffrey Gamble Photography
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:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54c1e0f60-e1ad-4f10-80e9-51bd2a63d9c2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.219