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Portraits of a people : picturing African Americans in the nineteenth century

Author: Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw; Emily K Shubert; Addison Gallery of American Art.; Delaware Art Museum.; Long Beach Museum of Art.
Publisher: Andover, Mass. : Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy ; Seattle : In Association with University of Washington Press, ©2006.
Series: Jacob Lawrence series on American artists.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the images made of and by African Americans, extending back to the 1700s when a portrait of African-born poet Phillis Wheatley was drawn by her friend, the slave Scipio Moorhead. This book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Ausstellung
Exhibitions
Portraits Exhibitions
Portraits Expositions
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shaw, Gwendolyn DuBois, 1968-
Portraits of a people.
Andover, Mass. : Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy ; Seattle : In association with University of Washington Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607673694
Named Person: Scipio Moorhead; Moses Williams
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw; Emily K Shubert; Addison Gallery of American Art.; Delaware Art Museum.; Long Beach Museum of Art.
ISBN: 9780295985718 0295985712
OCLC Number: 61204391
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts, 14 January-26 March 2006; Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, 21 April-17 July 2006 and the Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California 25 August-26 November 2006.
Description: 183 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Contents: Negro Portraits: Signifying Enslavement and Portraying People --
"On deathless glories fix thine ardent view": Scipio Moorhead, Phillis Wheatley, and the Mythic Origins of Anglo-African Portraiture in New England --
"Moses Williams, Cutter of Profiles": Silhouettes and African American Identity in the Early Republic --
Portraits of a People: Establishing Identity, Rise of the Black Church, Abolition/Liberation, Family and Children, Prominence and Individuality / Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw and Emily K. Shubert.
Series Title: Jacob Lawrence series on American artists.
Responsibility: Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw ; contributions by Emily K. Shubert.
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