Atlanta, Georgia. Anonymous Woman Who Has Come upon a Mob Abusing Demonstrators with Kicks, Blows, and Burning Cigarettes. She Holds the Mob at Bay and Protects the Demonstrators

Created by
Lyon, Danny, American, born 1942
Date
1963-1964; printed 1994
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 8 5/8 x 12 15/16 in. (21.9 x 32.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 15/16 x 13 15/16 in. (27.8 x 35.4 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a white woman with her hand on her hip scolding a young white man in the street while a crowd of onlookers surrounds them.
Place depicted
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Civil Rights
Photography
United States--History--1961-1969
Violence
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.107.17
Restrictions & Rights
© Danny Lyon/Magnum Photos 1994. Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd583f8c628-8dd9-4e38-b4f8-0867c4acc722