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Photograph by:
Jill Freedman, American, born 1939  Search this
Subject of:
Poor People's Campaign, American, 1967 - 1968  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Senator Robert F. Kennedy, American, 1925 - 1968  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin and photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 12 15/16 × 9 in. (32.8 × 22.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 × 10 7/8 in. (35.5 × 27.7 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Puerto Rico, United States, Caribbean, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
1968; printed September 2017
Description:
A silver gelatin print depicting a black-and-white image of a man wearing a shirt and tie and smoking a cigarette. The man wears his jacket over his head. A partially obstructed pinback button attached to his shirt or jacket reads [WE MOURN OUR LOSS / 1925 / 1968 / ROBERT F. KENNEDY] with an image of Kennedy appearing at center. The man holds a small flag of Puerto Rico in his right hand. The print is signed on the back in graphite [Jill Freedman].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Politics  Search this
Poverty  Search this
Race relations  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:
2017.81.6
Restrictions & Rights:
© Jill Freedman
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Resurrection City
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
African American - Latinx Solidarity
Poor People's Campaign
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59d5b8038-3200-4dad-a3ad-7dd694ec505f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.81.6