Colorado Photographic Arts Center

Martin Luther King Jr.

A black and white 3/4 length portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr. , in a black suit with decorative tie holding the back of a chair.

Photographed in the early 1960s in Denver, Colorado. This formal studio photograph of the great civil rights leader standing behind a chair is inscribed, "Best Wishes/ Martin Luther King". On verso is the Faingold Studios photographer's copy stamp. Photographer Bernie Faingold, whose studio was located in the Denver Hilton Hotel, photographed individually Dr. and Mrs. King in a ten minute session during the Kings' stay at the hotel.

  • Subject Matter: Portrait, People, Studio, Religion, Civil Rights, Celebrity
  • Inventory Number: 186-020
  • Current Location: Box 28
  • Collections: Bernie Faingold
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