Malcolm X Funeral

Created by
Adelman, Bob, American, 1930 - 2016
Subject of
X, Malcolm, American, 1925 - 1965
Date
1965; printed later
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 12 1/2 x 9 7/16 in. (31.8 x 24 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 1/8 x 10 15/16 in. (35.9 x 27.8 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Malcolm X in his casket, shrouded in accordance with Islamic tradition, as African American men and women file by at the funeral viewing.
Place depicted
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Black Nationalism
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Civil rights
Funeral customs and rites
Photography
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.107.1
Restrictions & Rights
© Bob Adelman. Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd589c25c26-5d30-42cc-923e-6cb280c523ae