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Malcolm X (1925-1965) Fourteen Photographs Taken by Robert Haggins (1922-2006)

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
69
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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

Description:

Malcolm X (1925-1965) Fourteen Photographs Taken by Robert Haggins (1922-2006)
Black-and-white photographs, early 1960s, of Malcolm X and members of his family and circle, including one photograph with his two oldest daughters, one with Muhammad Ali, eight showing the civil rights leader meeting with and speaking to colleagues and supporters, one portrait, one speaking at a rally and two of unidentified people; most with Haggins's stamp on the verso, some with ink inscriptions in his hand, and adhesive labels, some with folds and bends, various formats, six 8 x 10 in., the others smaller. (14)
Estimate $1,200-1,500


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Robert Haggins, civil rights leader, Muhammad Ali

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