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Kent Bicentennial Portfolio, "Spirit of Independence", 1974
Jacob Lawrence

United States of America
Screenprint on cream Domestic Etching paper, Sheet H: 34 3/8 in, Sheet W: 25 3/4 in, Image W: 24 1/4 in, Image H: 32 in, Mat H: 40 in, Mat W: 30 in
Gift of Lorillard, 1975.  75.227
Not On View
Primary Title Notes: portfolio title
Alternate Title: The 1920's... The Migrants Arrive and Cast Their Ballots
Alternate Title Notes: recto inscription

Printer: Ives-Sillman, Inc.

Publisher: P. Lorillard Company

Inscriptions:
recto: signed l.r.: "Jacob Lawrence 1974"; l.l.: "12/125"; l.ctr: "The 1920's...The Migrants arrive and cast their Ballots". verso: t.l., l.r., & l.l., graphite: "E".

Labels/Stamps:
recto: b.l.c.: blindstamp (of printer?).

Provenance: Commissioned by P. Lorillard Company, New York, New York.
Exhibition History:
"Kent Bicentennial Portfolio: The Spirit of Independence," The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ, May 22-August 5, 1976.

Schering-Plough Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, March 1977.

Keywords: African American, Voting, American history, Print