Digital image of police officers in riot gear

Photograph by
Gibbs, Jermaine, American
Subject of
Gray, Freddie, American, 1990 - 2015
Baltimore Police Department, American, founded 1845
Date
April 25, 2015
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 3280pixels × 4298pixels
Caption
This image was captured on April 25, 2015, the day of a major peace rally and later uprisings in Baltimore following the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. Gray died from spinal cord injuries sustained while in police custody.
Description
This black and white digital image depicts police officers in riot gear. The two officers in the foreground are out of focus and have their backs to the camera. They are wearing helmets and bullet proof vests. The officers in the background are wearing helmets and are carrying shields reading [POLICE].
46.26 MB
Place captured
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
Jermaine Johnson/Gibbs Photography Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
digital images
digital media - born digital
Topic
Local and regional
Race relations
United States--History--2001-
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jermaine Gibbs
Object number
2016.61.3
Restrictions & Rights
© Jermaine Gibbs
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b241ca70-d24b-4e68-846a-a16418a5b092