TAYLOR, Prentiss

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Description

Scottsboro, Ltd.
1932
Lithograph
16 1/2 x 13" MAT
This lithograph includes a group of African American men positioned in a tightly held group with their hands raised. The figures are positioned against a stark depiction of a telephone pole. The image is in reference to the Scottsboro six who were tried and then later acquitted of sexual assualt against two white women. It was a groundbreaking case which supported the right of defendants to adequate legal counsel.

Creator

TAYLOR, Prentiss
b. United States, 1907 -1991

Source

Gift of Don Trevey to the Ken Trevey Collection of American Realist Prints

Identifier

1992.163

Citation

TAYLOR, Prentiss and b. United States, 1907 -1991, “TAYLOR, Prentiss,” UCSB ADA Museum Omeka, accessed October 5, 2022, http://art-collections.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/2229.