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Frederick Douglass
  • Charles White
    born: Chicago, Illinois, United States ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Frederick Douglass, 1951
  • Where object was made: United States
  • lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 563 x 420 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 22 3/16 x 16 9/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 663 x 507 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 26 1/8 x 19 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 32 x 24 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2013.0160
Label Text
Catalogue raisonné

Exhibition Label:
"Brosseau Center for Learning: In Conversation with the 2016 KU Common Book", 17-Oct-2016
“By my second year, it was natural for me to spend a typical day mediating between Frederick Douglass’s integration into America and Martin Delany’s escape into nationalism. Perhaps they were both somehow right. I had come looking for a parade, for a military review of champions marching in ranks. Instead I was left with a brawl of ancestors, a herd of dissenters, sometimes marching together but just as often marching away from each other.” ("Between the World and Me," pp. 47-48)