"Lift every voice and sing" by Augusta Savage: New York World's Fair

 
"Lift every voice and sing" by Augusta Savage: New York World's Fair
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  • Title :     "Lift every voice and sing" by Augusta Savage: New York World's Fair
  • Artist:     Frank E. Cooper (publisher)
  • Accession:     XC1991.170.573
  • Date:     1915-1940
  • Collection:     Library
  • Subject:     New York World's Fair (1939-1940) | African Americans in art | African Americans in art , Pictorial works | Sculpture | Sculpture , 1930-1940 | Harps | Harps , 1930-1940
  • URL:     http://libimages.wolfsonian.org/XC1991.170.573.000.jpg
Description:
"The huge harp by Augusta Savage is located in a garden flanking the right wing of the Contemporary Arts Building. The title of the work "Lift Every Voice and Sing" is taken from the poem of the same name which is the Negro national anthem."--verso. | Title from recto. | "C.T. Art-Colortone, Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. Made by Curt Teich & Co., Chicago"--verso. | "9A-H1046"--recto. | "70W"--recto. | English.