Photograph by
Davenport, Gregory L Jr., American, born 1977
Subject of
The Last Mr. Bigg, American, ca. 1970 - 2015
Date
February 2005
Medium
dye and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)
Description
A color photograph of Alabama rapper The Last Mr. Bigg.
Bigg is pictured seated, wearing a green Chicago White Sox jacket and hat, and smoking.
He has a white gauze bandage over his proper right eye, with black sunglasses on top. The green baseball cap reads [SOX] diagonally in white. He is wearing a white ribbed shirt under the green jacket. There is a red "C" on the left side of the jacket, outlined in white and then yellow. The word [SOX] is on top of the "C" in white with a yellow outline. He has a goatee and long fingernails. He is holding a cigarette in his mouth with his right hand. His left hand is making a fist and is on top of a newspaper on his lap. He is sitting in a white chair and there is some house siding and a window visible behind him.
There is an inscription on the verso, handwritten by Bill Adler, identifying the subject, location, date and photographer.
Place captured
Mobile, Mobile County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
Eyejammie Hip-Hop Photography Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
chromogenic color prints
Topic
Hip-hop (Music)
Musicians
Photography
Rappers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.132.214
Restrictions & Rights
© Gregory L. Davenport Jr.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ecbc8a3d-5936-431f-923f-d704fb01dc35

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