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Jamaican Maroons Fend Off the British
  • Damon Locks, artist
    active: United States
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    Stumptown Printers, printer
    established 1999
  • Jamaican Maroons Fend Off the British, 2012
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 434 x 280 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 1/16 x 11 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.075
Description

Image depiching sveral hands covering up British soldiers in a collage-like style, executed in black and green. Descriptive text at top of image. Text refers to the fight for freedom by the Jamaican Maroons beginning against the British in the early 1700s.