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Lift every voice and sing.

Lift every voice and sing.

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Creator: Savage, Augusta, 1892-1962, artist
Other Creator: Savage, Augusta
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Description:
Augusta Savage (1892-1962), African American sculptor associated with the Harlem Renaissance.
Gift of Grace Nail Johnson, 1970.
Title from paper label.
Label in English.
Abstract:
Small-scale reproduction of Augusta Savage's plaster sculpture "Lift Every Voice and Sing" designed for and displayed at the 1939 New York World's Fair. The cast metal souvenir is lettered on the front "Life Every Voice and Sing" and on the back at the base, "Worlds Fair 1939." It bears a paper label on the underside of its base: "Reproduction of a Work of Art Created by Augusta Savage, 'Lift Every Voice and Sing,' now on exhibit at the New York World's Fair. Augusta Savage Studios, Inc. 143 West 125th Street, New York, N.Y."
Physical Description:
1 sculpture :
metal ;
27 x 25.5 x 10 cm
Host Note:
sculpture
Rights:
No known restrictions
Curatorial Area: BEINECKE
Curated Collection: Photo Negative Collection
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Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 10546526
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