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Sacred Ground
  • Aaron Samsel, artist
    The Defenders for Freedom, Justice & Equality, artist
    active 2002–present
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    Parcell Press, printer
    active 2003–present
  • Sacred Ground, 2011
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 434 x 281 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 1/16 x 11 1/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.074

Image depicting a pair of hand cupping soil with figures climbing a hill in the background, executed in brown and purple. Descriptive text at bottom of image. Text refers to the origin of and the struggle to reclaim the African Burial Ground of Richmond, Virginia.