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Photograph of Carl Harvey playing Rastacasta electric guitar on stage

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Subject of:
Carl Harvey, Jamaican Canadian, born 1958  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
ink on photographic paper
H x W: 4 × 6 in. (10.2 × 15.2 cm)
color photographs
This is a color photograph of Carl Harvey playing his prototype custom ESP Rastacasta electric guitar onstage. Shown from the waist up, he wears a black tee-shirt with an image and white text on the chest. Both image and text are obscured by his guitar strap that is worn diagonally across his chest. His black shoulder strap has a pattern of red, yellow and green marijuana leaves. He is wearing a bandana on his head and sunglasses, and a gold pendant around his neck. He is playing a red, yellow and green striped guitar. Red stage lights can be seen in the background. The back is blank.
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Reggae (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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