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Created by:
Bob Adelman, American, 1930 - 2016  Search this
Subject of:
Malcolm X, American, 1925 - 1965  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 12 1/2 x 9 7/16 in. (31.8 x 24 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 1/8 x 10 15/16 in. (35.9 x 27.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1965; printed later
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of Malcolm X in his casket, shrouded in accordance with Islamic tradition, as African American men and women file by at the funeral viewing.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Islam  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religious rituals and ceremonies  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.107.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Bob Adelman Archive
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Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Black Nationalism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd589c25c26-5d30-42cc-923e-6cb280c523ae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.107.1