Johnson Publishing Company, American, founded 1942
Jan Bailey, American, 1942 - 2010
ink on paper, metal
7 5/8 × 5 7/16 × 3/16 in. (19.4 × 13.8 × 0.5 cm)
Publication of "Negro Digest" with a cover featuring an image of a brass plaque created by the Edo peoples. The work has three (3) relief figures with ceremonial garb and accoutrements. Over top of the image is white text at the top, middle, and bottom, of the publication title, date, price and featured articles [Negro Digest/JULY 1969 A JOHNSON PUBLICATION 50¢/SWAHILI/AND/BLACK/AMERICANS/TOWARD A BLACK AESTHETIC/ARTICLES BY: ADDISON GAYLE JR. - STANLEY/CROUCH - SARAH WEBSTER FABIO - AND OTHERS].
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture