Birmingham, Alabama, 1963. Highway Patrolmen, Outside the Site of the Bombed 16th Street Baptist Church, Where Four Young Girls Were Murdered
Date 1963, printed 1999
Artist:Danny Lyon, American, b. 1942
Artist/Vendor:Danny Lyon, American, b. 1942
Dimensions 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm) Overall, Image: 9 × 13 1/4 in. (22.9 × 33.7 cm)
Medium Gelatin silver print
Credit Line Museum purchase, in memory of Alice R. and Sol B. Frank
Description This is a gelatin silver print. Four highway patrolmen, each with a rifle, stand in front of an automobile.
Exhibition History"Women and the Civil Rights Movement," Photography Galleries, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA, June 14 - October 30, 2016.
Published ReferencesDanny Lyon, _Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement: Lyndhurst Series on the South_ (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1992), 88.
Inscriptions Date, print number, and a credit to Chuck Kelton (who made the print) appears on the verso of the print.
Provenance The artist; Chrysler Museum of Art Purchase, 2000.
Object Label Danny Lyon American, b. 1942 Birmingham, Alabama, 1963. Highway Patrolmen, Outside the Site of the Bombed 16th Street Baptist Church, Where Four Young Girls Were Murdered, September 16, 1963 Gelatin silver print (photograph), printed 1999 Museum purchase, in memory of Alice R. and Sol B. Frank 2000.14.13
Object Number 2000.14.13