Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Baltimore, MD

  • Image for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Baltimore, MD
  • Image for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Baltimore, MD
  • Image for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Baltimore, MD
3 images
Photograph by
Freed, Leonard, American, 1929 - 2006
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Printed by
Steinmetz Studio, French
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 8 11/16 x 12 15/16 in. (22 x 32.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 13 15/16 in. (27.9 × 35.4 cm)
H x W (Matted): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 31, 1964; printed 1998
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by the photographer Leonard Freed taken October 31, 1964 in Baltimore, MD. He is seated in the back seat of an open car and is greeted by supporters on the street crowding to shake his hand. The date and place the photo was taken are inscribed on the back along with the photographer's stamp.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Photography
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2009.10.1
Restrictions & Rights
© Leonard Freed & Magnum Photos, Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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