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Created by:
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982  Search this
Photograph by:
Blair Stapp  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Huey P. Newton, American, 1942 - 1989  Search this
Medium:
lithographic ink on paper (fiber product), linen (material)
Dimensions:
H x W (w/ mat border): 34 3/4 × 23 1/2 in. (88.3 × 59.7 cm)
H x W (w/out mat border): 34 5/8 × 23 3/8 in. (87.9 × 59.4 cm)
Type:
portraits
posters
Place made:
Emeryville, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968
Description:
A poster of Huey Newton sitting in a rattan throne chair wearing a beret and a black leather jacket while holding a shotgun in his right hand and a spear in his left hand. Leaning against the wall on either side of the chair is a leaf-shaped, Zulu style shield with designs of horizontal line markings across the front. Beneath the chair is a zebra print rug. Along the bottom of the print is the text [The racist dog policemen must withdraw immediately from our communities, cease their wanton murder and brutality and torture of black people, or face the wrath of the armed people].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black power  Search this
Justice  Search this
Politics  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.58
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Exhibition:
A Changing America: 1968 and Beyond
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 1, C1 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51b2fbbf6-2462-42ca-bdcb-9d508ecdcd24
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.58