Prince 17

Gelatin silver print of Prince outside Schmitt's Music Store in Minneapolis, MN

Image for Prince 17
Photograph by
Whitman, Robert
Subject of
Prince, American, 1958 - 2016
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States, North and Central America
Date
1977
Description
A black-and-white image of Prince, standing in front of a large wall of musical notes, amidst parked cars. He appears from the shoulders up and wears a turtle neck and collared jacket.
Topic
African American
Funk (Music)
Photography
Popular music
Rhythm and blues (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, © Robert Whitman
Object number
2011.78
Restrictions & Rights
© Robert Whitman. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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