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Louise Olivereau
  • Aprille, artist
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    Stumptown Printers, printer
    established 1999
  • Louise Olivereau, 2005
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 441 x 281 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 3/8 x 11 1/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.030
Description

Illustration of Louise Olivereau being sentenced for sedition by a judge, executed in red and black. Desciptive text integrated into upper half of image. Text describes Louise Olivereau’s anti-war protests, which involved mailing anti-draft leaflets to protest World War I. This was ruled to be in violation of the Espionage Act.