Martin Luther King, Jr. Funeral: King Family and Friends

Image for Martin Luther King, Jr. Funeral: King Family and Friends
Created by
Uzzle, Burk, American, born 1938
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
King, Coretta Scott, American, 1927 - 2006
Rev. Jackson, Jesse, American, born 1941
Belafonte, Harry Jr., American, born 1927
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 11 3/4 x 17 3/4 in. (29.8 x 45.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 16 x 19 15/16 in. (40.6 x 50.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Portfolio/Series
Martin Luther King, Jr. Funeral
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Place depicted
Memphis, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Place printed
Wilson, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date
1968; printed 2012
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a group of family and friends of Martin Luther King, Jr. holding hands at his funeral services in Memphis.
Topic
Actors
Civil rights
Funeral customs and rites
Photography
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.108.1
Restrictions & Rights
© Burk Uzzle

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