Photograph of Eazy-E in Union Square, NYC

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Description
A black-and-white photograph of the rapper Eazy-E, wearing a leather jacket and a black baseball cap that reads [Compton]. He holds a pair of sunglasses in his right hand and wears a diamond pink ring. He is looking away from the camera and leaning against the railing of a subway entrance. Trees and city buildings are visible behind him. On the back are inscriptions by Bill Adler identifying the subject, photographer, location and date.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
March 1, 1990; printed 2003
Object number
2015.132.277
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Photograph by
Al Pereira, American, born 1963
Subject of
Eazy-E, American, 1963 - 1995
Printed by
Bill Adler, American, born 1951
Topic
African American
Hip hop (Music)
Musicians
Photography
Urban life
Place captured
Union Square, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 13 15/16 × 10 15/16 in. (35.4 × 27.8 cm)
H x W (Image): 13 × 9 1/2 in. (33 × 24.2 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
© Al Pereira
Type
gelatin silver prints