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Paul Robeson
  • David Lester, artist
    1958
    born: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada ; active: Canada
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    C & D Printshop, printer
  • Paul Robeson, 2001
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 408 x 255 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 1/16 x 10 1/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.011
Description

Portrait of Paul Robeson in blue with descriptive text overlaid in red. Text describes Robeson’s activities and roles, including athletics, singing, acting, and activism.