Malcolm X Funeral

Image for Malcolm X Funeral
Created by
Adelman, Bob, American, born 1930
Subject of
X, Malcolm, American, 1925 - 1965
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)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1965; printed later
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.
Topic
African American
Civil rights
Photography
United States--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.
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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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