Mar 27, 2014 - Sale 2342

Sale 2342 - Lot 180

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(BLACK PANTHERS.) SEALE, BOBBY. The Black Panther Manifesto. Large poster by Emory Douglas, a "supplement" from the Black Community News Service, 22-3/4 x 31-3/4 inches; creases where folded; poor quality newsprint paper evenly toned. New Haven, 1970

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Bobby Seale was one of the original "Chicago Eight defendants charged with conspiracy and inciting to riot, in the wake of the 1968 Democratic National Convention, in Chicago. Because of his outbursts, Judge Julius Hoffman sentenced Seale to four years of imprisonment for contempt. While serving his four-year sentence, Seale was again put on trial in 1970 in the New Haven Black Panther trials. This poster was created during that trial. a remarkable survival