untitled (Sappho poem)
11.25 in HIGH x 11.25 in WIDE
(28.57 cm HIGH x 28.57 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Poster has a drawing of two women in patterned dresses siggin on stools. They are passing a large goblet between them. The lower left has a caption that reads, "Cretan women sharing a goblet of wine. In 3, 000 B.C. the Minoans came from Anatolisa to settle the island of Crete. They were a matriarchal culture ruled society by Goddesses. A grafiti was found carved in one of their temples with proclaims: "I have breasts, therefore I am." The top has a poem, "I said to thee- Gentlewomen - even when you are old you will remember the bright and beautiful things we did together in our youth. For in those days we did many holy and lovely things. Sappho."
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