Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2014.439
People
Danny Lyon, American (Brooklyn, New York born 1942)
Title
James Forman, like many of the SNCC field staff, was a powerful stump speaker. Here he works the crowd at the Danville mass meeting. An hour later he will be searched by police holding shotguns and automatic weapons
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1963, printed 2010
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/339878
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
11 x 33 cm (4 5/16 x 13 in.)
sheet: 27.9 x 35.6 cm (11 x 14 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, b.r., in graphite: Danny Lyon
  • stamp: Verso, b.r., in graphite and red ink: Printer [over] K [over] BLEAK BEAUTY [over] Picture Date 63 * 10 Print Date
  • inscription: Verso, t.r. edge, in graphite: DLC 17
Provenance
Private collection, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2014.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Gift
Copyright
© Danny Lyon/Magnum Photos
Accession Year
2014
Object Number
2014.439
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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