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[Huey Newton in Peacock Chair]

ID Number: 17217
Maker: Black Panther Party; Emory Douglas; Eldridge Cleaver
Technique: offset
Date Made: 1967
Place Made: United States: California, Emeryville
Measurements: 89 cm x 58.5 cm; 35 1/16 in x 23 1/16 in
Main Subject: Black Panther Party; African Americans; Viet Nam War Era
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
"The racist dog policemen must withdraw immediately from our communities, cease their wanton murder and brutality and torture of black people, or face the wrath of the armed people." Huey P. Newton, Minister of Defence Black Panther Party for Self Defence P.O. Box 8641, Emeryville, California

Acquisition Number: 1991-098

Eldridge Cleaver did the set up and took the photo. A professional photographer also took a photo, but according to Kathleen Cleaver, they took Eldridge's film to a 1 hour photo and made the poster that same day. Emory did the poster layout.

Copyright Status:
Under copyright; used by CSPG for educational and research purposes only. Distribution or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners.

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