Photograph of Mary J. Blige at the NY Music Awards after party at China Club

Description
A black-and-white photograph of Mary J. Blige at the New York Music Awards after party at China Club in New York City. The image features Blige lowering her sunglasses to peer at the camera while leaning against a wall or column. In the background, a neon sign for the China Club is partially visible above a banner reading "New York Music Awards." On the back are inscriptions by Bill Adler identifying the photographer, subject, location, and date.

Object Details

Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Photograph by
Al Pereira, American, born 1963
Subject of
Mary J. Blige, American, born 1971
Printed by
Bill Adler, American, born 1951
Date
1992; printed 2003
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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): 13 × 8 11/16 in. (33 × 22.1 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints