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2764B Boston
November 16, 2014 10:00AMCalender

Malcolm X (1925-1965) Ten Contact Sheets of Photographs Taken by Robert Haggins (1922-2006)

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


Malcolm X (1925-1965) Ten Contact Sheets of Photographs Taken by Robert Haggins (1922-2006)
Black-and-white contact sheets, including three sheets that contain sixty-six images captured by Haggins during Malcolm X's funeral and burial, documenting the scene inside and outside Faith Temple on February 27, 1965, the hearse, the casket, and finally the cemetery; four other sheets contain images of Malcolm X speaking, with his family, and the scene at various rallies; the remaining three sheets depict other subjects related only tangentially to Malcolm X, if at all; various sizes and formats, some with notations by Haggins, some wear and loss of images and surface to some sheets.
Estimate $700-900

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Robert Haggins, Faith Temple