Mar 21, 2024 - Sale 2663

Sale 2663 - Lot 50

Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(BLACK PANTHERS.) Group of 11 news photographs relating to Huey Newton and his trials. 11 wire photos, each 8 x 11 inches or somewhat smaller, various news agency stamps and notations on verso; minor toning. Various places, 1968-1970

Additional Details

3 are UPI photos of "Free Huey" protests in New York and Oakland, July 1968. 4 are original prints of "Free Huey" protesters in Denver (one posed with the famous fan-back chair posters), credited to photographer Steve Larson of the Denver Post, 1 May 1969. The others show Newton's sister fainting at his sentencing, 8 September 1968; Newton and Seale in a split image; Newton addressing the Revolutionary People's Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1970; and an unidentified protest in May 1969.