Martin Luther King, Jr. Funeral: MLK to Atlanta

Image for Martin Luther King, Jr. Funeral: MLK to Atlanta
Created by
Uzzle, Burk, American, born 1938
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 11 7/8 x 17 3/4 in. (30.2 x 45.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 16 x 19 15/16 in. (40.6 x 50.6 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
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 an airport taxiway with American Airlines plane in background. Two gentleman with backs to camera with raised fists in center of image and armed officer in right foreground.
Topic
Civil rights
Photography
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.108.5
Restrictions & Rights
© Burk Uzzle

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