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Photograph by:
Jack Thompson, American  Search this
Subject of:
Mannie Fresh, American, born 1969  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
H x W (Image): 10 9/16 × 13 3/16 in. (26.8 × 33.5 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
ca. 2004
A black and white photograph of producer Mannie Fresh in his car.
The image is a close up of Fresh sitting in the driver's seat of a light-colored, two door classic muscle car. The car is only visible from the driver's seat to the rear wheel and from the ground to just above Fresh's head. The roof of the car is out of frame. Fresh wears a striped shirt and is looking out the driver's side window, which is rolled down. There is a sticker for [Fresh Rydes] on the rear window. The car has silver metal edging the top of the body and ridged metal paneling at the base of the frame. A reflection of clouds and trees is visible in the back window, back frame, and rear rim. On the verso, a handwritten inscription by Bill Adler identifies the subject and photographer.
African American  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:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jack Thompson
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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