Civil Rights Demonstration, Washington, DC

Image for Civil Rights Demonstration, Washington, DC
Created by
Cartier-Bresson, Henri, French, 1908 - 2004
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 5/16 x 14 1/16 in. (23.7 x 35.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 15/16 x 15 15/16 in. (30.3 x 40.5 cm)
H x W (Mat OD): 22 3/4 x 17 1/2 in. (57.8 x 44.5 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1957
Description
A crowd of people face away from the camera towards the Lincoln Memorial in the background. In the foreground, more people sit on the steps facing the camera.
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Local and regional
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Azalea Software, Inc.
Object number
2011.18.2
Rights
© Henri Cartier-Bresson. Permission required for use.
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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