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Photograph by:
Jack Thompson, American  Search this
Subject of:
Pimp C, American, 1973 - 2007  Search this
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Sheet): 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm)
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 × 10 9/16 in. (34.9 × 26.8 cm)
chromogenic color prints
A color photograph of Pimp C in jail.
Pimp C is wearing a white shirt and sunglasses. His hands are folded in front of him in a prayer-like gesture and his head is tilted towards the proper right side. His is sitting in a dark room. The photograph is taken from outside the room. There is a window with three sections covered in mesh. The window pane is off white. Pimp C can be seen through the middle portion of the window.
On the verso is an inscription handwritten by Bill Adler.
African American  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Prayer  Search this
Prisons  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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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