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Ten Courtroom Drawings James Earle Ray Trial Orig. Cbs News Martin Luther King For Sale
This is an historic set of ten courtroom drawings from the 1977 prison escape trial of Martin Luther King Jr. assasin James Earle Ray. These ten pen, ink and watercolor drawings on paper were created for CBS news by artist Anna Sandhu, who incidentally, married James Earle Ray after the trial. These pieces depict the trial that occurred after Ray attempted to escape from the Brushy Mountain TN. prison with two fellow inmates. During the course of the trial,Ray began to make allegationsconcerning MLK's assasination that leda number ofhigh profile individuals to get involved with his case. Among the well known persons depicted in these drawings are: The Rev.s Jesse Jackson and Ralph Abernathy, attorney Mark Lane, and publisher Larry Flint.
This Set includes ten courtroom drawings in pen and ink with watercolor on paper, each measuring 19"x24", all signed by Anna Sandhu (later Anna Sandhu Ray), and a signed and notorized affidavit by her concerning these works and the times in which they were created. These pieces were originally done for CBS news. These are ORIGINAL not REPRODUCTIONS!
This collection is a uniqueopportunity to gain a connection with one of20th Century America'smost important events and will make a great addition to any public or private collection.
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