Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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John Brown
  • Josh MacPhee, artist
    born 1973
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    C & D Printshop, printer
  • John Brown, 1999
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 424 x 247 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 11/16 x 9 3/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.005
Description

Portrait of John Brown in red and black, executed in the style of a woodcut. Descriptive text in top and bottom of image. A quote by Henry David Thoreau, which praises John Brown’s methods to end slavery, is at the top.