If by their fall

Civil War, Emancipation, Slavery, Gettysburg, Liberty, Contemporary, Battlefield, Equality

Diptych: 2 triple panels 24" x 18" (24"x36") plexi/mixed media vitrines (copper, synthetic polymer, glass, iron, ash)

“… if by their fall, political liberty and clean and just life could be made sure to the generations that follow.” 24”x18” triple panel plexi vitrine, synthetic polymer, found objects, glass, resin, copper wire, iron, china marker This quote is from Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Letters (Vol. 5) acknowledging that perhaps with the cost of lives lost, the wages of war for the ‘sins of slavery’ would be paid. The debt has not been paid.