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Photograph by:
Al Pereira, American, born 1963  Search this
Subject of:
Roxanne Shanté, American, born 1969  Search this
Cold Chillin’ Records, American, 1986 - 1998  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (2015.132.308.1 Sheet): 13 15/16 × 10 15/16 in. (35.4 × 27.8 cm)
H x W (2015.132.308.1 Image): 13 7/16 × 9 7/8 in. (34.1 × 25.1 cm)
H x W (2015.132.308.2 Sheet): 13 15/16 × 10 15/16 in. (35.4 × 27.8 cm)
H x W (2015.132.308.2 Image): 13 7/16 × 9 7/8 in. (34.1 × 25.1 cm)
H x W (2015.132.308.3 Sheet): 13 15/16 × 10 15/16 in. (35.4 × 27.8 cm)
H x W (2015.132.308.3 Image): 13 7/16 × 9 7/8 in. (34.1 × 25.1 cm)
H x W (2015.132.308.4 Sheet): 13 15/16 × 10 15/16 in. (35.4 × 27.8 cm)
H x W (2015.132.308.4 Image): 13 7/16 × 9 7/8 in. (34.1 × 25.1 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 1990; printed 2003
Description:
Four identical black-and-white photographs of Roxanne Shante in the offices of Cold Chillin' Records, NYC, April 1990. The image is a close up portrait of Shante, she looks straight at the camera with her hands held up to her face. .1 is signed and dated by the photographer at the bottom right. On the verso, an inscription by Bill Adler identifies the photographer, subject, date, and location on .1 and .2.
Topic:
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:
2015.132.308.1-.4
Restrictions & Rights:
© Al Pereira
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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/fd578b37980-332d-42f1-a5c2-1ea9967f116d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.308.1-.4