Black Panther mother and her newborn son, Baby Jesus X, San Francisco, California, No. 125

Photograph by
Baruch, Ruth-Marion, German American, 1922 - 1997
Printed by
Palm Press, American, founded 1977
Subject of
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Child or Children
Date
October 1, 1968, printed 2010
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper with mat board
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
H x W (Mat): 28 x 22 in. (71.1 x 55.9 cm)
Description
A black-and-white image of an African American woman in a white robe holding a small baby in a white blanket.
Place depicted
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
A Photo Essay on The Black Panthers, 1968
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Photography
Politics
Social reform
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.149.4
Restrictions & Rights
© Regents of the University of California
GUID
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