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In Phillis Wheatley I proved intellectual equality in the midst of slavery

Created by:
Elizabeth Catlett, Mexican, 1915 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Phillis Wheatley, American, 1753 - 1784  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
ink and graphite on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image with title): 9 3/4 × 7 1/8 in. (24.8 × 18.1 cm)
H x W (image): 9 1/8 × 6 1/8 in. (23.2 × 15.6 cm)
H x W (sheet): 15 × 11 1/4 in. (38.1 × 28.6 cm)
Type:
linocuts
Date:
1946; printed 1989
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Identity  Search this
Literature  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Winifred Hervey
Object number:
2017.21.8
Restrictions & Rights:
© 2020 Catlett Mora Family Trust/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Black Woman (formerly the Negro Woman)
Classification:
Visual Arts
Exhibition:
Reckoning: Protest. Defiance. Resilience.
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51aaf922b-6ac1-496b-8fe8-fbeabe21e23b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.21.8
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