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Written by:
Nikki Giovanni, American, born 1943  Search this
Owned by:
Furious Flower Poetry Center, American, founded 1999  Search this
Medium:
ink on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W: 16 15/16 × 10 15/16 in. (43 × 27.8 cm)
Type:
broadsides
Place used:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2003
Description:
This is a broadside with reprints of two poems, hand signed by the author. Consisting of a long rectangular piece of cardboard with reddish brown text, it shows an image of a desk microphone at the center top margin. Next to the microphone are the words "the/ Spoken/ Word." Below the image are the words "Presented by The Camberly Collection/ January 24, 2003/ The Academy of Medicine/ Atlanta, Georgia." The two poems are presented down the center of the broadside. It is hand signed "Nikki Giovanni" in black ink at the last line of the bottom poem. Underneath the signature is the edition number, handwritten in black ink "205/400."
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Humanitarianism  Search this
Literature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Furious Flower Poetry Center, JMU
Object number:
2014.254.5
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1968, 2002 Nikki Giovanni. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Movement:
BAM (Black Arts Movement 1965-1976)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5205a16dc-249d-4f58-af33-211b35608316
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.254.5