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Our Grandmothers

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John Biggers, Our Grandmothers, 1994, book of five lithographs with text by Maya Angelou, clothbound, housed in a cloth-covered clamshell box, The Carol and Seymour Haber Collection, © unknown, research required, 2008.73.2a,b

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Title

Our Grandmothers

Artist

John Biggers (American, 1924-2001)

Related People

author: Maya Angelou (American, born 1928)

print publisher: Limited Editions Club (American, active 20th-21st centuries)

printer: Bruce Porter

printer: Wild Carrot Letterpress (American, active 20th century)

Date

1994

Medium

book of five lithographs with text by Maya Angelou, clothbound, housed in a cloth-covered clamshell box

Edition

233/400

Dimensions (H x W x D)

book: 22 1/8 in x 17 1/2 in; image: variable; each sheet: 21 13/16 in x 17 1/4 in; box: 22 7/8 in x 18 5/16 in x 1 3/8 in

Inscriptions & Markings

edition: 233, graphite, colophon page, c.c.

signature: Joy! Maya Angelou, graphite, colophon page, c.r.

signature: John Biggers, graphite, colophon page, c.c.

Collection Area

Graphic Arts

Category

Books, Portfolios, and Manuscripts

Object Type

book

planographic print

Culture

American

Credit Line

The Carol and Seymour Haber Collection

Accession Number

2008.73.2a,b

Copyright

© unknown, research required

Terms

artists' books

books

lithography

planographic printing

planographic prints

poetry

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