Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Till, Emmett, American, 1941 - 1955
Till-Mobley, Mamie, American, 1921 - 2003
Date
ca. 1953-1955; printed later
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 3 1/2 × 4 7/8 in. (8.9 × 12.4 cm)
Description
Black and white photographic print of Emmet Till and his mother, Mamie Till Mobley. Till wears a white shirt with tie and looks straight ahead. His mother, in a dark dress with light-colored ruffled collar, sits with her arm around his shoulders.
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
photographs
portraits
Topic
Civil rights
Hate crimes
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Mamie Till Mobley family
Object number
2012.102
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50d1116c6-9d02-47cc-a209-6ed4dd9dc066

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