Litany at the Tomb of Frederick Douglass by Martin Espada Letterpress Poetry Broadside Poster

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Litany at the Tomb of Frederick Douglass by Martin Espada Letterpress Poetry Broadside Poster

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Materials

paper, ink

Dimensions

Height: 11 Inches; Width: 15 Inches

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Handmade item

Orientation: Horizontal

Framing: Unframed

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This poem was featured on PBS: http://billmoyers.com/segment/martin-espada-examines-life-through-verse/

This is a limited edition letterpress printed broadside of the poem "Litany at the Tomb of Frederick Douglass" by Martín Espada, from his collection The Trouble Ball. Signed by the author!

Martín Espada has been called "the Pablo Neruda of North America" and "the Latino poet of his generation." He's won numerous awards for his work, is the author of many books including The Republic of Poetry, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Find out more about him: http://www.martinespada.net

15" x 11"

Type hand-set in metal Baskerville. Poem text printed in black ink, titling and author name in hand-mixed blue.

Image printed from polymer plate made by Boxcar Press.

Printed on cream-colored Stonehenge paper with bottom deckle using a Vandercook Universal 1 at the University of Iowa Center for the Book by Erica Mena in an edition of 100.

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