Red Sunday
34 in HIGH x 8.5 in WIDE
(86.36 cm HIGH x 21.59 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

"design - Ewald Breuer" in black centered on the bottom edge.

Poster has red and black ink printed on white paper. At the top is "1876" in red followed by two black and white images of two men - one North American Indian and one soldier in a hat, both positioned in diamond shapes and outlined with geometric shapes. Above each image is a short description of who''s pictured - Sitting Bull at the left and Lt. Col. Custer at the right. Below the images, at the center, is "In Philadelphia / a grand, once in a lifetime / celebration was taking place - / the Centennial Exposition... / speeched proclaim a century of freedom, / independence and progress." Centered on the poster is "Red / Sunday" in ornate black and red text. Beneath the title is "Sunday, June 25, 1876 / Custer and the 7th Cavalry attack the great gathering of the Indian tribes. / the battle goes against them. / news of the battle interrupted the ceremonies of the First Centennial / at Philadelphia''s Workd Fair." in black. At the bottom left and right is black text about the battle and film, "Red Sunday". At the bottom center are three illustrations of the battle. |
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