Eldridge Cleaver and His Wife, Kathleen, in Exile

Image for Eldridge Cleaver and His Wife, Kathleen, in Exile
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
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)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
Algiers, Algeria, Africa
Date
1970
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.
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Photography
Social reform
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.107.26
Rights
© Gordon Parks Foundation. 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