Black Panther guard at Unitarian Church, San Rafael, California, No. 123

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 Man or Men
Date
October 6, 1968; printed 2010
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper with mat board
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 17 3/4 x 12 in. (45.1 x 30.5 cm)
H x W (Mat): 28 x 22 in. (71.1 x 55.9 cm)
Description
A black-and-white portrait of a young African American male, wearing a turtleneck and dark leather jacket. There is a round button reading [HUEY FOR CONGRESS] on his lapel.
Place depicted
San Rafael, Marin County, 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 (Practical)
Social reform
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Pirkle Jones Foundation
Object number
2012.83.1
Restrictions & Rights
© Regents of the University of California
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57738ed1b-2505-4080-8006-df88619dc36b