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    Robert Abbott Sengstacke (1943 -2017).
    Marchers, Selma to Montgomery
    Gelatin silver print, later printed circa 1975
    Image: 14" x 11"
    Alabama; 1965

    Signed and dated in pencil on verso. A black and white photograph of African-American demonstrators holding U.S. flags as they marched from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.

    Robert A. Sengstacke intertwined the family newspaper business with his passion for photography, managing the African-American newspaper The Chicago Defender. His photography for the paper became critically acclaimed both nationally and internationally, and his best-known works were portraits of key public features such as Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Muhammad Ali.

    Condition: Some minor soiling and creasing to photograph margins, do not affect the image itself. Slightly warped, else good.


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