500 Years Since Columbus
Late 20th Early 21st Century
24.75 in HIGH x 14 in WIDE
(62.86 cm HIGH x 35.56 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom center: "This exhibit is from the archives of the Center For The Study Of Political Graphics / Non-Profit, Tax Exempt Educational Archives for Collecting and Exhibiting Political Posters / 8124 West Third Street - Suite 211 Los Angeles, California 90048-4309 (213) 653-4662 / This exhibition was made possible by generous grants from the Ruth Mott Fund and the City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department.". | Bottom right corner: Allied Printing Union Label" inkworks [label is printed backwards]".

Poster is printed on white paper. Poster is a notice for an exhibition. At the top centered is a black and white drawing portrait of Christopher Columbus. Over his portrait is red text that reads: "They do not bear arms, and do not / know them, for I showed them a / sword, they took it by the edge and / cut themselves out of ignorance. they / have no iron. their spears are made / of cane. . . . With fifty men we could / subjugate them all and make them do / whatever we want. / Chritopher Columbus -- Journals, October 1492". Below the image is event information that reads: "500 Years Since Columbus: / The Legacy Continues / A poster exhibition reflecting the colonization of the Americas / from the perspectives of descendants of the "discovered" peoples." |
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