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Created by:
Ellen Lindner, American  Search this
Subject of:
Women's March, American, founded 2017  Search this
Medium:
paint , glitter and pressure-sensitive tape on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W: 22 3/4 × 40 in. (57.8 × 101.6 cm)
Type:
political posters
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 20, 2017
Description:
A placard used during the Women's March on Washington, January 21, 2017. The corrugated cardboard placard is mostly yellow with white and blue text. The top third of the placard depicts six (6) cartoon portraits of women of varying ethnicities. All the women are depicted from the chin up and they are all smiling and looking at the viewer. The woman on the far left is depicted with blue cat eyeglasses. The women second from the left is depicted with blue hair with straight bangs across her forehead and a black headband. The third woman from the left is depicted with curly hair and blue, diamond shaped earrings. The third woman from the right is depicted with braids on either side of her head. The women second from the right is depicted with black hair with straight bangs across her forehead. The woman on the far right is depicted with white hair and eyebrows. Below the women’s heads is a band of black plastic tape. The bottom two thirds of the placard are yellow with white painted text outlined with blue and blue painted text that reads [WOMEN'S RIGHTS / are / HUMAN RIGHTS]. The word [are] is accessed on either side with two (2) five (5) pointed blue stars. The words [WOMEN'S] and [RIGHTS] are underlined with black plastic tape. The back of the placard is undecorated brown cardboard. Thick pieces of clear tape hold the four (4) pieces of cardboard together that comprise the placard.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ellen Lindner
Object number:
2017.102
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd554c159a6-a971-4505-87a0-54a63864956d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.102