Created by
Parks, Gordon, American, 1912 - 2006
Subject of
Cleaver, Eldridge, American, 1935 - 1998
Cleaver, Kathleen Ph. D., American, born 1945
Dr. Newton, Huey P., American, 1942 - 1989
Date
1970
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. (24.1 x 17.1 cm)
H x W (Image and Sheet): 9 15/16 x 8 in. (25.2 x 20.3 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Leroy Eldridge Cleaver with his wife Kathleen, and a portrait of Huey Newton on the wall above his head. Kathleen has her arm draped over Eldridge Cleaver’s shoulder and is seated on his lap or on the arm of his chair or couch.
Place depicted
Algiers, Algeria, North Africa, Africa
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Civil rights
Photography
Social reform
U.S. History, 1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.107.26
Restrictions & Rights
© Gordon Parks Foundation. Permission required for use.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ac73b56d-f391-4910-bcff-f57249bfafba
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