Untitled (Marchers Hold Signs "HONOR KING: END RACISM," at Dr. Martin Luther King's Memphis Funeral Procession, April 8, 1968)

Harry Benson, Scottish and American, born 1929


negative 1968; print 2014

Archival pigment print


Image: 13 1/2 × 20 in. (34.3 × 50.8 cm)

Sheet: 17 × 22 in. (43.2 × 55.9 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

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Titled, numbered, and signed, beneath image, in black ink: MLKing March, Memphis 1968 5/35 Harry Benson

Course History

Gallery Talk: The Embodiment of Language, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

Art of the Civil Rights Movement, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 23, 2014-March 8, 2015.

The Embodiment of Language, First Floor Corridor, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 18-May 24, 2020.


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

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