Birth certificate for Richard Walters (Slick Rick)

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Issued by
General Register Office, United Kingdom
Subject of
Slick Rick, British American, born 1965
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 6 3/8 × 13 7/8 in. (16.2 × 35.2 cm)
Type
birth records
Place made
Merton, Greater London, England, Europe
Date
January 19, 1965
Description
A birth certificate for Richard Walters (Slick Rick) dated January 19, 1965. The certificate is oriented horizontally with red ink printed on a white background. The registration fields are filled out with handwritten black ink: "478 / Fourteenth / January / 1965 / Wilson / Hosptial / [illegible] / Ricky / Martin / Lloyd / Boy / Mellton / Lloyd / Walters / Veronica / [illegible] / Walters / formerly / Hyman / of 3 Durnsford / Court / Wimbledon / [illegible] 9 / Metal / trimmer / (foundry). / V. L. Walters / Mother / 3 Durnsford / Court/ [illegible] 9 / Nineteenth / January / 1965 / Moleman / Deputy."
Topic
African American
Hip hop (Music)
Identity
Immigration
Musicians
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ricky Walters, professionally known as Slick Rick
Object number
2014.203.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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