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

Image for 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
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)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1963-1964; printed 1994
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.
Topic
African American
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.
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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

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