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Untitled; Memphis, Tenn. May 28: ASSASSIN’S VIEW- This is the window from where the fatal shot was fired at Dr. Martin Luther King in 1968. In the background is the balcony of the Lorraine Motel where King was standing when he was shot. The view is from the rear of a rooming house bathroom where police say the assassin stood in a bathtub to fire the shot.

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Untitled; Memphis, Tenn. May 28: ASSASSIN’S VIEW- This is the window from where the fatal shot was fired at Dr. Martin Luther King in 1968. In the background is the balcony of the Lorraine Motel where King was standing when he was shot. The view is from the rear of a rooming house bathroom where police say the assassin stood in a bathtub to fire the shot.

Artwork Details

Artist/Maker

Unidentified Photographer

Date

1964

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Accession #

2018.87

Dimensions

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Location

Currently Not on View

Description

Credit

Gift of Dr. Joe Massey