Coretta Scott King and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Photograph by
Karales, James H., American, 1930 - 2002
Created by
Rick Rhodes Photography & Imaging, LLC, American
Subject of
Dr. King, Martin Luther Jr., American, 1929 - 1968
King, Coretta Scott, American, 1927 - 2006
Date
1962
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 2792pixels × 4200pixels
Description
A black-and-white digital image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King seated at the kitchen table. Dr. King has his arm leaning on the back of his chair, his head is angled to the left but he is looking at Mrs. King. He is wearing a white collared shirt and tie. Mrs. King is looking down at the table, resting her elbow. The table is covered in dishes and a bottle of water. Behind, the viewer can see the kitchen and part of another room. A cloth calendar for 1962 is hanging on the wall.
Place captured
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Topic
Civil rights
Domestic life
Families
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Monica Karales and the Estate of James Karales
Object number
2015.129.25
Restrictions & Rights
© Estate of James Karales
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b63664fb-de56-49b7-9752-3585c4b8e5a6