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Photograph of Run DMC and Jam Master Jay

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2 images
Photograph by
Hamilton, James, American
Subject of
Run-D.M.C., American, 1981 - 2002
Jam Master Jay, American, 1965 - 2002
McDaniels, Darryl Matthews, American, born 1964
Rev. Run, American, born 1964
Kangol, British, founded 1938
Adidas AG, German, founded 1948
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 10 15/16 × 14 in. (27.8 × 35.6 cm)
H x W (Image): 8 11/16 × 12 15/16 in. (22.1 × 32.9 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Jam Master Jay, DMC, and Run, pictured from left to right. DMC is pictured in the middle, wearing an Adidas track suit jacket, a Kangol bucket hat, and glasses. He looks straight at the camera. Jay and Run are pictured in profile on either side of him, both wearing fedoras. There are no inscriptions, front or back.
Topic
African American
Fashion
Hip hop (Music)
Musicians
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.132.223
Rights
© James Hamilton
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture