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During the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, Edwards began an ongoing series of sculptures called Lynch Fragments comprised of chains, locks, railroad ties and other materials evoking the African-American experience of injustice. Each welded assemblage is about the size of a human head and...

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Provenance

Dieu Donné Papermill (New York); from which purchased by MFA, 23 June 2004.

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

© Melvin E. Edwards

2000

Dimensions

Sheet: 43 x 56 cm (16 15/16 x 22 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2004.459

Medium or Technique

Stenciled cotton rag pulp on linen fiber paper, and pigment

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