When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd

Lincoln's legacy, freedom, justice, equality, Emancipation proclamation, social justice

36" x 48" Mixed Media on double Plexi Panel/birch support, steel frame

“…forever free.” (EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION/ LINCOLN EULOGY) 36”x48” double panel plexi vitrine, synthetic polymer, resin, dried plants, copper wire, iron, china marker.

Inspired by Walt Whitman’s eulogy to Lincoln “When Lilacs Last in the Barnyard Bloom’d.” The words, “and henceforward shall be free,” from the Emancipation Proclamation, Lincoln's signature achievement ending slavery in the United States.