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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
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
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)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 6, 1991; printed 2003
Description:
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.
Topic:
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:
2015.132.322
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/fd5143205cb-bb65-4f9a-bede-e57fe4f7182d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.132.322