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Written by:
Walter F. White, American, 1893 - 1955  Search this
Published by:
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., American, founded 1915  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (19.7 x 14 x 3.8 cm)
Type:
books
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1926
Description:
A bound, first edition, hardcover book by Walter White titled "Flight". The cover of the book is red and has a blue and orange art deco style geometric design along spine side of the book and the title in yellow at the top edge. The spine has yellow lettering that reads: [Flight / Walter White / Alfred A Knopf]. The two names are framed by a patterned design. The back of the cover is mostly blank. An imprint in the bottom right corner, has an image of a dog and lettering that reads [Borzoi Books]. The inside covers are printed in an orange and green vertical motif. A handwritten inscription on the first interior page reads "To Joel E. Springarn / with the warm / regard of / Walter White." There are 300 pages, no illustrations or photographs. The last three pages have advertisements for other books published by Alfred A. Knopf.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Colorism  Search this
Great Migration  Search this
Identity  Search this
Literature  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.31.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Harlem Renaissance (New Negro Movement)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55f3b4396-204e-465f-8e03-085d5d6cb1db
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.31.2