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Civil Rights Demonstration, Washington, DC

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A crowd of people face away from the camera towards the Lincoln Memorial in the background. In the foreground, more people sit on the steps facing the camera.
Created by
Henri Cartier-Bresson, French, 1908 - 2004
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Child or Children
Date
ca. 1957
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Azalea Software, Inc.
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 5/16 x 14 1/16 in. (23.7 x 35.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 15/16 x 15 15/16 in. (30.3 x 40.5 cm)
H x W (Mat OD): 22 3/4 x 17 1/2 in. (57.8 x 44.5 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Object number
2011.18.2
Topic
African American
Civil Rights
Local and regional
Photography
Place depicted
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© Henri Cartier-Bresson. Permission required for use.