Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2013.122
People
Danny Lyon, American (Brooklyn, New York born 1942)
Title
One of high school student Taylor Washington’s numerous arrests is immortalized as he yells while passing before me. The photograph became the cover of SNCC’s photo book, The Movement, and was reproduced in the former Soviet Union in Pravda, captioned “Police Brutality USA”
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1963, printed 2010
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/339909
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
46.9 x 31.9 cm (18 7/16 x 12 9/16 in.)
sheet: 50.8 x 40.6 cm (20 x 16 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, b.l., in graphite: DLC 48
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
2013.122
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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