Nun and Policeman

Image for Nun and Policeman
Photograph by
Jones, Laura, Canadian
Subject of
Poor People's Campaign, American, 1967 - 1968
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 4425 pixels × 6615 pixels (4425 × 6615 cm)
Type
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1968
Description
A black and white digital image of a nun and a police officer.
The nun is in the foreground. She is standing in profile with her face to the proper left side of the image. She is wearing a white tunic with a black and white headpiece. There is a police officer standing on her left side. He is wearing a short sleeve shirt and a helmet with a chin strap. He is standing with his arms folded and he is in profile, facing the proper left side of the image. There are trees in the background, out of focus.
Topic
African American
Activism
Civil rights
Justice
Local and regional
Politics (Practical)
Poverty
Religion
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Laura Jones
Object number
2017.90.3
Restrictions & Rights
© Laura Jones
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Exhibition
City of Hope: Resurrection City and the 1968 Poor People's Campaign
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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