Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. addresses the crowd outside the United Nations, April 15, 1967 (from "Countdown to Eternity")

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. addresses the crowd outside the United Nations, April 15, 1967 (from "Countdown to Eternity")

Artist: Benedict J. Fernandez (American, born 1936)

Maker/Publisher: Eastman Kodak Company (American, active from 19th century)

Copy Right Holder: The Artist

Date: 1967-68
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 7/8 x 11 in. (35.3 x 28 cm)
image: 12 5/16 x 8 1/4 in. (31.2 x 20.9 cm)
Classification: PHOTO
Credit Line: Gift of Leslie A. and Michael S. Engl, Class of 1966
Object number: 90.4.11
DescriptionFlags from Dag Hammarskjold Plaza fly in the rear. Here he made his speech declaring the war in Vietnam a racist war before an estimated 500,000 people.
Inscribed: l.l. in pencil: 19/50; l.r. in pencil: Benedict J Ferandez
Portfolio: Countdown to Eternity
Edition: 19/50
Terms
  • flag
  • Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • microphone
Not on view
Exhibitions:Object Lab Spring 2018