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Photograph of Queen Latifah during the filming of "Fly Girl" video

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
Five identical black-and-white photographic prints of Queen Latifah during the filming of the video for her single "Fly Girl." Latifah looks sideways at the camera with lips pursed and her right hand held up in an "L" shape. She wears a multi-colored cylindrical hat and matching jacket in a woven design and large drop earrings in a starburst design. The photograph is signed and dated on the front with inscriptions on the back by Bill Adler identifying the photographer, subject, location, and date.
Photograph by
Al Pereira, American, born 1963
Subject of
Queen Latifah, American, born 1970
Printed by
Bill Adler, American, born 1951
Date
June 23, 1991; 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 (2015.132.304.1 Sheet): 13 7/8 × 10 15/16 in. (35.2 × 27.8 cm)
H x W (2015.132.304.1 Image): 13 7/16 × 9 15/16 in. (34.1 × 25.2 cm)
H x W (2015.132.304.2 Sheet): 13 7/8 × 10 15/16 in. (35.2 × 27.8 cm)
H x W (2015.132.304.2 Image): 18 3/8 × 13 5/8 in. (46.7 × 34.6 cm)
H x W (2015.132.304.3 Sheet): 13 7/8 × 10 15/16 in. (35.2 × 27.8 cm)
H x W (2015.132.304.3 Image): 18 3/8 × 13 5/8 in. (46.7 × 34.6 cm)
H x W (2015.132.304.4 Sheet): 13 7/8 × 10 15/16 in. (35.2 × 27.8 cm)
H x W (2015.132.304.4 Image): 18 3/8 × 13 5/8 in. (46.7 × 34.6 cm)
H x W (2015.132.304.5 Sheet): 19 13/16 × 15 1/2 in. (50.3 × 39.4 cm)
H x W (2015.132.304.5 Image): 13 3/8 × 9 7/8 in. (34 × 25.1 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Eyejammie Hip Hop Photography Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Object number
2015.132.304.1-.5
Topic
African American
Actors
Fashion
Gesture
Hip hop (Music)
Musicians
Photography
Restrictions & Rights
© Al Pereira