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Prince 17

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National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A black-and-white image of Prince, standing in front of a large wall of musical notes, amidst parked cars. He appears from the shoulders up and wears a turtle neck and collared jacket.
Photograph by
Robert Whitman
Subject of
Prince, American, 1958 - 2016
Date
1977
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, © Robert Whitman
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
African American
Funk (Music)
Photography
Popular music
Rhythm and blues (Music)
Title
Gelatin silver print of Prince outside Schmitt's Music Store in Minneapolis, MN
Restrictions & Rights
© Robert Whitman. Permission required for use.
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Place depicted
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States, North and Central America
Object number
2011.78