Photograph of Queen Latifah on the set of "Fly Girl" video shoot

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Photograph by
Pereira, Al, American
Subject of
Queen Latifah, born 1970
Unidentified Man or Men
Printed by
Adler, Bill, American, born 1951
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 13 7/8 × 10 15/16 in. (35.2 × 27.8 cm)
H x W (Image): 12 15/16 × 8 5/8 in. (32.9 × 21.9 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Date
June 23,1991; printed 2003
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Queen Latifah from the "Fly Girl" video shoot. Latifah is featured center frame, in the background, looking straight at the camera. She is wearing a patterned jacket and tall hat. In the foreground, the profile of an individual holding a production clapboard is visible, but in shadow. On the back are inscriptions by Bill Adler identifying the photographer, subject, location, and date.
Topic
African American
Fashion
Hip hop (Music)
Musicians
Photography
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.132.303
Rights
© Al Pereira
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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