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The White Rose
  • Keinom, artist
    born 1976
    born: Essen, Ruhr, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    Stumptown Printers, printer
    established 1999
  • The White Rose, 2006
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 430 x 281 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 15/16 x 11 1/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.035

Image of three figures with portraits and documents scattered in the upper half of the composition. Executed in black and blue with descriptive text in image's center. Text describes the actions of The White Rose, a group founded in 1942 in Munich. The group printed and distributed leaflets that opposed Hitler and the Nazi regime; they were caught and subsequently executed.