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Underground Railroad - Glennette Tilley Turner

Object Details

Artist
Charles Smith
Date
1997
Medium
mixed media cement
Dimensions
45 x 24 x 11 in. (114.3 x 61 x 27.9 cm)
Cite As
The Kohler Foundation Collection, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Kohler Foundation.
Caption
A statement from the artist: "Mother Glynette Turner is a community historian who shares information about the African Americans of Aurora, Illinois. She helps to keep the legacies of the ancestors intact, respected, and understood. This Underground Railroad series is the most requested among my works."
Accession Number
2004.0011.0014
Type
sculpture
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Data Source
Anacostia Community Museum
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl837e8ae09-b170-4ed1-ac7e-7142092b1f52
Record ID
acm_2004.0011.0014
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