D.M.C. - Hollis, Queens '87

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2 images
Photograph by
Powell, Ricky, American, born 1961
Subject of
McDaniels, Darryl Matthews, American, born 1964
Adidas AG, German, founded 1948
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 10 15/16 × 13 7/8 in. (27.8 × 35.2 cm)
H x W (Image): 8 × 12 in. (20.3 × 30.5 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Hollis, Queens, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1987; printed 2003
Description
A black-and-white photograph of D.M.C. (Darryl McDaniels) riding in an ice cream truck in Hollis, Queens. McDaniels is pictured crouching in the open doorway of the truck, wearing a white paper hat and white jacket over an Adidas track jacket. He also wears sunglasses and white Adidas shoes. He is smiling and holding a cigarette in his left hand. The photographer has inscribed and signed the photograph just below the image.
Topic
African American
Cooking and dining
Hip hop (Music)
Musicians
Photography
United States--History--1969-2001
Urban life
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.132.338
Restrictions & Rights
© Ricky Powell
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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