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Giddap
  • Hale Aspacio Woodruff
    1900–1980
    born: Cairo, Illinois, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
  • Giddap, 1935
  • The Hale Woodruff Collection: Selections from the Atlanta Period
  • Where object was made: United States
  • linocut
  • Paper Type: Lana Royal Bright White
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 305 x 232 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 x 9 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 487 x 381 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 1/8 x 15 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of Roger A. and Annette Shoemaker Rieger
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0176.06
Description
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An African American male in the moment right before his hanging. A white male is just about to order his horse to pull the cart out from under the hanging man, while a crowd of onlookers shout and gesture support for the hanging.