Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2013.116
People
Danny Lyon, American (Brooklyn, New York born 1942)
Title
The Mississippi Freedom Democratic party was created in 1964 as an alternative to the regular state parties, from which blacks were excluded. Eighty thousand people joined. Here people vote in Mississippi, most for the first time in their lives
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1964, printed 2010
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/339897
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
32.6 x 22 cm (12 13/16 x 8 11/16 in.)
sheet: 35.6 x 27.9 cm (14 x 11 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 64 * 10 Print Date
  • inscription: Verso, t.r. edge, in graphite: DLC 36
Provenance
Private collection, gift; to the Harvard Art Museums, 2013
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Gift
Copyright
© Danny Lyon/Magnum Photos
Accession Year
2013
Object Number
2013.116
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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