Mar 28, 2019 - Sale 2503

Sale 2503 - Lot 219

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(CIVIL RIGHTS.) Lyon, Danny; photographer. Is He Protecting You? Poster, 14 x 22 inches; 3 tack holes, had been taped to a wall at corners, with slight loss at top corners and tape remnants at bottom, otherwise light wrinkling and minor wear. Atlanta, GA: Lincoln Lithograph Company, circa 1963

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Another in the series of five Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee posters featuring the work of important civil rights photographer Danny Lyon. It depicts a Mississippi highway patrolman, and asks "Is He Protecting You?"--a reasonable question after numerous clashes between SNCC and police officers throughout the South. One example in OCLC.