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Photograph by:
Al Pereira, American, born 1963  Search this
Subject of:
MC Lyte, American, born 1971  Search this
Printed by:
Bill Adler, American, born 1951  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 × 9 9/16 in. (33 × 24.3 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
August 6, 1991; printed 2003
A black-and-white photograph of MC Lyte outside in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Lyte wears a white tee shirt and dark-colored hat and is leaning with both elbows on a metal railing. She looks away from the camera. On the back of the photograph are inscriptions by Bill Adler identifying the photographer, subject, location, and date.
African American  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Al Pereira
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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