Amistad and after: Hale Woodruff's Talladega murals

1 Stephanie Mayer Heydt, "Rising Up: Hale Woodruff's Murals at Talladega College," in Stephanie Mayer Heydt, Rising Up: Hale Woodruff's Murals at Talladega College (High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 2012), p. 58.  2 Larry Shutts, "The Conservation of the Talladega Murals," in Heydt, Rising Up, p. 125.  3 In conversation with the author at the Atlanta Art Conservation Center, April 19, 2012.   4 Ralph McGill, "Quiet Negro Artist Here Hailed as One of Modern Masters," Atlanta Constitution, December 18, 1935; quoted in Heydt, "Rising Up," p. 36.  5 Quoted in Heydt, "Rising Up," p. 52.   6 The 1840 panorama, now lost, was created by Amasa Hewins. A copy of the woodcut reproduction made by John Warner Barber is in the collection of the Yale University Art Gallery. Heydt, "Rising Up," p. 67.  7 Ibid., p. 83.  8 Ibid., p. 81.




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by Émile Jacques Ruhlmann (1879-1933), 1926. Macassar ebony, amaranth, and ivory. Metropolitan Museum of Art. By Cynthia Drayton

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