Created by
Moore, Charles, American, 1931 - 2010
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
1963; printed later
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 1/8 x 13 1/8 in. (23.1 x 33.3 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of an African American man having his left pant leg torn off by a police dog. There are several white police officers with additional dogs and several other African American demonstrators standing in a crowd. The print is signed [Charles Moore] on the back in pencil.
Place depicted
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Civil rights
Photography
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.49.8
Restrictions & Rights
© Charles Moore
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d64fd445-24b1-44e5-a95c-e49ec0d91e3a

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