WE SHALL OVERCOME Louis Lo Monaco 1963 March on Washington Artwork Portfolio Art
A scarce and highly ephemeral survivor, a suite of five original lithograph prints of collage artwork produced by Louis Lo Monaco created (from the introductory leaf)... Specifically as a memento for those who participated in the historic March on Washington for Freedom and Jobs on August 28, 1963. Prints each about 8 3/4" x 10 3/4". Additional scans of contents available upon request. LO MONACO, Louis : [Civil Rights] : [African-Americana]. WE SHALL OVERCOME [Original Artwork Portfolio, March on Washington]. New York: National Urban League, (1963). Illustrated paper folder holding two broadside sheets, an introductory page with six facsimile signatures, a TABLE OF CONTENTS, and five original color lithograph prints. Exterior folder worn, chipped at edges with some minor paper loss. Barely held together at extreme lower end.
Descriptive sheet (the one with the "signatures") worn at right edge and with a prominent dampstain at lower margin. Artwork prints with uniform, tiny creases at very end of lower right hand corners, one with a small area of discolor at lower margin (visible only at blank verso). Prints present as near fine.
Fragile folder with wear often typical of this fragile production. Original pledge card present at original issue perished.
The item "WE SHALL OVERCOME Louis Lo Monaco 1963 March on Washington Artwork Portfolio Art" is in sale since Monday, February 24, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Paper". The seller is "full-cycled" and is located in Saint Louis, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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