Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. resting in Lorraine Motel following March Against Fear, Memphis, TN

Image for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. resting in Lorraine Motel following March Against Fear, Memphis, TN
2 images
Created by
Dr. Withers, Ernest C., American, 1922 - 2007
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Place depicted
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date
1966
Description
This black-and-white photograph depicts Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. resting on a motel bed. On his left is a newspaper.
Topic
Civil rights
Photography
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, © Ernest C. Withers, Courtesy of the Withers Family Trust
Object number
2009.16.6
Restrictions & Rights
© Ernest C. Withers Trust

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