Collection Artwork
John Luke (Belfast, Ireland, 1906 – 1975, Belfast, Ireland)
Muslims Protest Downtown
May 14, 1988
gelatin silver print
Detroit Free Press (born Detroit, Michigan, 1831)
paper size: 8 x 10 in.
image size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed in Grand Circus Park, Detroit, Michigan, United States, North America
2018.38.510
Typewritten, verso: taking a break to read in grand circus park before march for quds day.
Typewritten paper, adhered, verso: dfpx75669
Inscribed in blue ink, verso: Demonstration + Protest
Newspaper clipping, adhered, verso: [photo credit:] JOHN LUKE/Detroit Free Press / [headline:] MUSLIMS PROTEST / DOWNTOWN / Above, a woman who asked not to / be named sits in Grand Circus Park / Friday with a picture of Iranian / leader Ayatollah Khomeini before / participating in an Islamic protest / march downtown. [remainder of article missing]
Stamped, verso, on newspaper clipping: MAY 14 1988

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
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Pattern by Erin Barry ’16
Inspired by the exhibition The Jewel Thief
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.