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Cover Art
Author Shaw, Gwendolyn DuBois, 1968-

Title Portraits of a people : picturing African Americans in the nineteenth century / Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw ; contributions by Emily K. Shubert.

Published Andover, Mass. : Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy ; Seattle : In association with University of Washington Press, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  704.942 SHAW    AVAILABLE
Physical description 183 pages : illustrations (some colour), portraits (some colour) ; 28 cm.
Series Jacob Lawrence series on American artists.
Jacob Lawrence series on American artists.
Notes Catalog of an exhibition held at the Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts, 14 January-26 March 2006; Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, 21 April-17 July 2006 and the Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California 25 August-26 November 2006.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Director's Foreword 9 -- Negro Portraits: Signifying Enslavement and Portraying People 12 -- "On deathless glories fix thine ardent view": Scipio Moorhead, Phillis Wheatley, and the Mythic Origins of Anglo-African Portraiture in New England 26 -- "Moses Williams, Cutter of Profiles": Silhouettes and African American Identity in the Early Republic 44 -- Portraits of a People / Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, Emily K. Shubert 57 -- Establishing Identity -- Rise of the Black Church -- Abolition/Liberation -- Family and Children -- Prominence and Individuality.
Other author Shubert, Emily K.
Addison Gallery of American Art.
Delaware Art Museum.
Long Beach Museum of Art.
Subject African Americans -- Portraits -- Exhibitions.
Portraits, American -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Art, American -- 19th century -- Exhibitions.
Standard Number 9780295985718
ISBN 0295985712 (paperback: alk. paper)