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The Diggers
  • Erik Ruin, artist
    born 1978
    born: Michigan United States ; active: United States
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    Stumptown Printers, printer
    established 1999
  • The Diggers, 2010
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 433 x 280 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 1/16 x 11 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.072

Image depicting a group of figures in an abstracted field, executed in blue and green. Descriptive text integrated into the composition. Text is lyrics from “The World Turned Upside Down” by Leon Rosselson and refers to a group of Protestant radicals that attempted to reform social order through the formation of egalitarian, rural, farming communities.