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John Brown held Harpers Ferry for 12 hours. His defeat was a few hours off, from the portfolio, The Legend of John Brown - Akron Art Museum - Online Collectionhttp://akronartcollection.org/media/Previews/Other_ PC/09_2/1979.35t.jpgJohn Brown held Harpers Ferry for 12 hours. His defeat was a few hours off, from the portfolio, The Legend of John Brown
David and Frances Cooper, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Gift to Akron Art Institute (Museum), 1979
2017: "Serial Intent" 6/3/17 - 9/10/17, Arnstein Galleries, Akron Art Museum
2009 - 2010: "Jacob Lawrence: The Legend of John Brown", 10/10/09 - 2/14/10, Akron Art Museum
1987: "Jacob Lawrence: The Legend of John Brown" 1/31/87 - 3/29/87, Akron Art Museum
1982: "Jacob Lawrence: The Legend of John Brown" 1/23/82 - 3/7/82, Akron Art Museum
Portfolio published by the Founder's Society, Detroit Insitute of Arts, 1978, containing 22 screenprints by Jacob Lawrence and a poem by Robert Hayden. The portfolio was produced by Yves-Sillman, New Haven, Conn.
20 x 25 3/4 in., sheet
22 x 28 in., mat
Signed and numbered in pencil LR: "Jacob Lawrence - 1977"
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