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

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
72
Sold for:
$308$250

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

Description:

Malcolm X (1925-1965) Six Family Photographs Taken by Robert Haggins (1922-2006)
Black-and-white photographs, 1962-1964, taken at their home in Queens, New York, including four of Malcolm X with his two oldest daughters, Attallah (b. 1958) and Qubilah (b. 1960) Shabazz; one of his wife Betty Shabazz (1934-1997) with Attallah and Qubilah, and one photograph of Attallah, Qubilah, Ilyasah (b. 1962); signs of handling, with notes and stamps in Haggins's hand on the verso, some with small self-adhesive tags, all 8 x 10 in. (6)
Estimate $500-700


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Robert Haggins, Betty Shabazz

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