Resurrection City: Untitled

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2 images
Photograph by
Freedman, Jill, American, born 1939
Subject of
Poor People's Campaign, American, 1967 - 1968
Unidentified Man or Men
Senator Robert F. Kennedy, American, 1925 - 1968
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin and photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 12 15/16 × 9 in. (32.8 × 22.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 × 10 7/8 in. (35.5 × 27.7 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Date
1968; printed September 2017
Description
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a man wearing a shirt and tie and smoking a cigarette. The man wears his jacket over his head. A partially obstructed pinback button attached to his shirt or jacket reads [WE MOURN OUR LOSS / 1925 / 1968 / ROBERT F. KENNEDY] with an image of Kennedy appearing at center. The man holds a small flag of Puerto Rico in his right hand. The print is signed on the back in graphite [Jill Freedman].
Topic
African American
Activism
Local and regional
Politics (Practical)
Poverty
Race relations
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2017.81.6
Restrictions & Rights
© Jill Freedman
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Portfolio/Series
Resurrection City
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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