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Created by:
Charles Moore, American, 1931 - 2010  Search this
Subject of:
Henry Shambry, American, died 2011  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 1/8 x 13 1/8 in. (23.1 x 33.3 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1963; printed later
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of Henry Shambry having his left pant leg torn off by a police dog. There are several white police officers with additional dogs and several other African American demonstrators standing in a crowd. The print is signed [Charles Moore] on the back in pencil.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.49.8
Restrictions & Rights:
© Charles Moore
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d64fd445-24b1-44e5-a95c-e49ec0d91e3a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.49.8