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Photograph by:
Pirkle Jones, American, 1914 - 2009  Search this
Printed by:
Palm Press, American, founded 1977  Search this
Subject of:
Black Panther Party, American, 1966 - 1982  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper with mat board
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
H x W (Mat): 22 x 28 in. (55.9 x 71.1 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 25, 1968; printed 2012
Description:
A black-and-white image of a young African American couple. The woman wears a striped shirt and pearl earrings and the man wears a [Free Black Panther Prisoners] button on his jacket lapel. A white man operates a camera just behind them.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Politics  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Pirkle Jones Foundation
Object number:
2012.83.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Regents of the University of California
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
A Photo Essay on the Black Panthers, 1968
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53469e0f8-213f-4a5d-bf47-374625c5dac1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.83.2