Photographic postcard of Jalal Nuriddin and Suliaman El-Hadi

Photograph by
Subject of
El-Hadi, Suliaman, American, 1936 - 1995
Nuriddin, Jalal M., American, born 1944
The Last Poets, American, founded 1968
ink on paper
H x W: 3 15/16 × 5 15/16 in. (10 × 15.1 cm)
picture postcards
late 20th century
Postcard, color photograph of Jalal M. Nuriddin, and Suliaman El-Hadi, both of the Last Poets. Nuriddin pictured on the left, with El-Hadi on the right. Nuriddin is wearing a black and white patterned hat with a predominantly red, white, and blue jacket with a vertical zipper down the entire front. A swooping pattern of red, white, and brown designs goes from shoulder to should, and swoops lower in the middle. Jacket has red and light blue arrow like designs around the neck. El-Hadi is wearing a multi-colored hat similar in style to Nuriddin's, with vertical stripes all different colors around the perimeter of the hat. El-Hadi is also wearing a black and white knit cardigan, with a deep V-neck and gold buttons. Underneath the cardigan he is wearing a blue turtleneck. Both gentlemen are looking at the viewer with their hands behind them. Blank white reverse.
African American
Spoken word (Poetry)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jalal M. Nuriddin
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© Jalal M. Nuriddin
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