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Malcolm X (1925-1965) Eleven Photographs Taken by Robert Haggins (1922-2006) Including Images of His Funeral.

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2764B
Lot:
67
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Malcolm X (1925-1965) Eleven Photographs Taken by Robert Haggins (1922-2006) Including Images of His Funeral.
Black-and-white photographs of the human rights leader in public appearances and with other notable associates, a photograph of Betty Shabazz with her two oldest daughters, and four photographs of the slain Muslim minister's funeral including two photographs taken outside of Faith Temple, an image of his coffin from inside the Temple, and an image taken at the gravesite at Fern Cliff cemetery showing two gentleman shoveling dirt into the grave, February 27, 1965; most stamped and inscribed by Haggins on the verso, one portrait mounted on board, all but one 8 x 10 in. (11)
Estimate $1,200-1,500


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Robert Haggins, human rights leader in public appearances, minister, Faith Temple, Fern Cliff cemetery, Betty Shabazz

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