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Photograph by:
Al Pereira, American, born 1963  Search this
Subject of:
Dana Dane, American, born 1965  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Sheet): 13 15/16 × 10 15/16 in. (35.4 × 27.8 cm)
H x W (Image): 13 × 8 5/8 in. (33 × 21.9 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
September 28, 1990
A black and white photograph of Dana Dane and his mom on the set of "A Lil Bit of Dane Tonight," in New York.
Dana Dane is on the proper left side of the image. He is wearing a white button down shirt, a black patterned suit jacket with satin lapels, a black bow tie, and glasses. He is also wearing a bracelet on his left wrist. He is hugging his mother. She is on the proper right side of the image. She is wearing a floral dress, earrings, and has a barrette in her curly hair.
On the back of the print are inscriptions by Bill Adler identifying the subject, location, date, and photographer.
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Motherhood  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:
© Al Pereira
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