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Title
Freedom
Names
Walker, Kara Elizabeth (Printmaker)
Eisen, David, 1953- (Designer)
Silverlake, Timothy (Designer)
Roswell Bookbinding (Binder)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1997 (Inferred)
Place: Santa Monica, Calif
Publisher: Peter Norton Family
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Amer. 1997 12-160
Topics
Norton family -- Art patronage
Norton, Peter, 1943- -- Art patronage
African American women -- Fiction
Women slaves -- Fiction
Slavery
Pop-up books
Toy and movable books
Genres
Artists' books
Mechanical works
Silhouettes
Laser art
Christmas cards
Illustrations
Books
pop-up books
movable books
toy books
Notes
Statement of responsibility: by Kara Elizabeth Walker ; [pop-up design by David Eisen]
"Edition of 4,000"--T.p. verso.
Content: Place of publication from label on shipping container; return address reads: The Norton Fambly [sic] ... Santa Monica, CA."
Statement of responsibility: "Pop-up design by David Eisen, Eisen Architects, Inc., Boston, MA; laser cutting by Lasercraft, Inc., Santa Rosa, CA; text designed by Timothy Silverlake, Valencia, CA; printed by Typecraft, Inc., Pasadena, CA; binding by Roswell Book BInders, Phoenix, AZ; assembled and fulfilled by Marketing Techniques Inc., Carlsbad, CA"--T.p. verso.
Biographical/historical: "Each year the Peter Norton family commissions an art edition to celebrate the Christmas season and holidays. This year's is a pop-up silhouette book by Kara Walker"--T.p. verso.
Content: Contains 4 pop-up structures of laser-cut black paper.
Date: Copyright date: 1997.
Physical Description
Extent: [21] p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Description
"A curious interpretation of the wit of a Negress in troubled times; with illustrations. Presented to you this Christmas '97 by the Peter Norton Family, benefactors."
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
International Standard Book Number: 0966013905
International Standard Book Number: 9780966013900
Library of Congress Control Number: 98121009
RLIN/OCLC: 38192046
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15772968
NYPL Exhibition ID: DE 15.12.
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): be294d00-9ad8-0134-7eb4-00505686a51c
Copyright Notice
© Kara Walker
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1997: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Freedom" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1997. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4ca40530-9aea-0134-595a-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Freedom" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 20, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4ca40530-9aea-0134-595a-00505686a51c

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1997). Freedom Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4ca40530-9aea-0134-595a-00505686a51c

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Freedom