Photograph of B-Girl Laneski

Description (Brief)
Photograph of B-girl Laneski with the breakdance group, Majestic Rockers in New York City, 1985. B-Girl Laneski, (born Lane Davey), was born in Nashville, Tennessee in 1970. Later moving to Seattle, she enrolled in a breakdancing class in 1983, taught by the Seattle Circuit Breakers. The group was impressed with her dancing skills and subsequently gave her the name LaneSki. A pioneer in the male dominated Hip Hop world, Laneski was one of the first female breakdancers to master and develop many of the dance moves created in the early 1980s.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1985
depicted
B-Girl Laneski
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 6 in; 10.16 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
2006.0192.06
accession number
2006.0192
catalog number
2006.0192.06
subject
Hip-Hop
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Cultures & Communities
Music & Musical Instruments
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Photography
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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