Routed by Tear Gas

Created by
Unidentified
Date
1966
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 6 3/16 x 8 11/16 in. (15.7 x 22.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 7 1/16 x 9 1/16 in. (17.9 x 23 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of African Americans running out of a tent after it has been attacked with tear gas. Many people are falling to the ground. A yellow paper with a typed description of the event is attached to the bottom of the photograph.
Place depicted
Canton, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Civil rights
Photography
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Howard Greenberg Gallery
Object number
2012.169.5
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53b908c31-7be8-4b90-8fcd-f04485b5092b