Untitled (Martin Luther King, Sr. and Alberta Williams King mourn their son, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at his funeral, Atlanta, April 9, 1968)

Harry Benson, Scottish and American, born 1929


negative 1968; print 2014

Archival pigment print


Image: 20 × 14 1/2 in. (50.8 × 36.8 cm)

Sheet: 22 × 17 in. (55.9 × 43.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased in memory of Edward A. Hansen, Member of the Board of the Hopkins Center and Hood Museum of Art, through a gift from his wife, Julia, his children, Victoria, Class of 1988 and Christopher, Class of 1985



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Signed, lower right, in black ink: Harry Benson; inscribed, lower left, in black ink: Mr. + Mrs. Martin Luther King Sr., Atlanta 1968 5/35


The artist (Harry Benson Ltd., New York, New York); sold to the present collection, 2014.

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