Huey Newton and Bobby Seale in Huey's Apartment, Oakland, California, 1971

Image for Huey Newton and Bobby Seale in Huey's Apartment, Oakland, California, 1971
Photograph by
Shames, Stephen, American, born 1947
Subject of
Dr. Newton, Huey P., American, 1942 - 1989
Seale, Bobby, American, born 1936
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 16 × 19 7/8 in. (40.6 × 50.5 cm)
H x W (Image): 12 5/8 × 18 5/8 in. (32.1 × 47.3 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1971, printed 2014
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Huey Newton and Bobby Seale in Newton's apartment in Oakland, California. Newton is standing at the proper left of the photograph, wearing a dark-colored button-down shirt with a pin attached to the right collar, dark trousers, and a dark belt. He is leaning forward and resting both of his hands on a glass table. Seale is seated at the table, looking up at Newton, and resting his chin on his right hand. There is an ashtray with a lit cigarette on the table in front of Seale.
Topic
African American
Black power
Photography
Politics (Practical)
Resistance
Social reform
United States--History--1969-2001
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.123.10
Restrictions & Rights
© Stephen Shames
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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