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Ebola and Christ

Accession Number
2016/2.163

Title
Ebola and Christ

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);19 in x 30 1/4 in (48.26 cm x 76.83 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of the artist

Subject matter
The text accompanying the image reads: October 10, 2014, news photo: A burial team with the body of Diana Flomo, 36 who died after giving birth prematurely, at a grave yard adjacent to the Bong County Ebola treatment Unit, photo by Daniel Berehulak for the New York Times, Book Reproduction:  Lamentation of Christ, George Braziller Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry 2008.

Physical Description
Image of a book lying open to a page featuring a painting of Christ after the crucifixion. A newsclipping featuring a photo of a body-bag being lowered into the grave lies on the book across the open page.  

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Primary Object Type
color

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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