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The Police at Clarksdale, Mississippi

Black-and-white photograph of a police officer grabbing his crotch for the camera. Near him outdoors are other casually posed officers, some smoking. One leans against a white car parked in profile that takes up the right half of the image.

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  • Black-and-white photograph of a police officer grabbing his crotch for the camera. Near him outdoors are other casually posed officers, some smoking. One leans against a white car parked in profile that takes up the right half of the image.

Date:

1963

Artist:

Danny Lyon
American, born 1942

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Photography and Media

Artist

Danny Lyon

Title

The Police at Clarksdale, Mississippi

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1963

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Dimensions

23.1 × 33.8 cm (image); 27.6 × 35.3 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Lucia Woods Lindley and Daniel A. Lindley, Jr.

Reference Number

2019.127

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