King Family, Atlanta (April 5, 1968 after Coretta Scott King and her children returned from Memphis with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s body)

Harry Benson, Scottish and American, born 1929

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negative 1968; print 2014

Archival pigment print

5/35

Image: 19 1/2 × 13 3/4 in. (49.5 × 34.9 cm)

Sheet: 22 × 17 in. (55.9 × 43.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Harry and Gigi Benson

2014.74

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, lower right, in black ink: Harry Benson, inscribed, lower left, in black ink: King Family Atlanta 1968; inscribed, lower center, in black ink: 5/35;

Course History

WRIT 5, Democracy in America, Wendy Piper, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

Art of the Civil Rights Movement, Israel Sack Gallery [American Works on Paper Wall], Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 23-November 30, 2014.

Provenance

The artist and his wife, Gigi Benson, New York, New York; given to present collection, 2014.

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