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Red Crosses in Kieve and Crusades

Accession Number
2016/2.161

Title
Red Crosses in Kieve and Crusades

Artist(s)
Joanne Leonard

Object Creation Date
2014

Medium & Support
inkjet print on paper

Dimensions
24 in x 36 in (60.96 cm x 91.44 cm);21 in x 31 in (53.34 cm x 78.74 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of the artist

Subject matter
The text accompanying the image reads: Red Crosses mark the shields of 14th Century Crusaders and Street Fighters in Kieve January 20, 2014, news photo:  A Curb on Protests Draws Violent Clashes in Ukraine, Kieve. Oleg Petrasuiuk/European Pressphoto Agency, Book Reproduction: Christ leading the crusaders: from a fourteenth-century Apocalypse in Kingdom and Strongholds of the Crusades, T.S. R Boase, Bobbs-Merrill Company, inc. Indianapolis, NY 1971. 

Physical Description
Image of a book lying open to a page featuring an image of a medieval painting of a man on a horse leading crusaders on horses. A newsclipping featuring a photo of men in camoflage and riot gear lies on the book across the open page.  

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Primary Object Type
color

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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