Polaroid of Julius Carry and stunt double as Sho'Nuff

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2 images
Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
de Passe Entertainment, founded 1968
Carry, Julius J. III, American, 1952 - 2008
Taylor, William, American
Owned by
Carry, Julius J. III, American, 1952 - 2008
Medium
dye on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 4 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (10.8 x 8.9 cm)
Type
dye diffusion transfer prints
portraits
Date
1985
Description
Color polaroid of two African American men dressed as the Sho'nuff character from The Last Dragon. Both men are wearing identical red robes with black and gold decorations, as well as tiger print accents. Both of the men are looking into the camera, while also reaching toward the camera. Type on back of photograph reads, [04421102184/POLAROID® 9].
Topic
African American
Actors
Film
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, "I am the Master, Sho'Nuff!" Gift of Naomi Carry in loving memory of Julius J. Carry, III
Object number
2013.49.13.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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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