May 30, 2016

Abolitionist Heroes


This mural is within sight of the one I shared last week showing Civil War officers. Was this painted as a response to the other one? I'd like to know but I don't even know who painted either of them.

This certainly appears to depict Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman. On the side wall we see a woman in profile. My guess is that she is Rebecca Wright of Winchester, Virginia.

I photographed these from the parking lot behind Jim Barb Realty in Berryville.


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10 comments:

  1. Wonderful and inspiring mural!

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  2. Douglass and Tubman are two important people in this area.

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  3. Nice way to show important people from history.

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  4. I agree with Halcyon, nice way to depict historical figures.

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  5. Excellent portraits of two important figures in our history. Don't you love it that Tubman will be on our $20 bill? Thanks for contributing to this week's Monday Mural.

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  6. Amazing mural, so beautifully done and so very meaningful, thank you for sharing this photograph of yours, sweet Linda !!!

    Hope you're having a lovely week I'm sending my dearest love to you

    xox - Dany

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  7. Neat historical murals! It would be interesting to know if these were done as a response to the other one.

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  8. I prefer this one, though I'm not aware of their history.

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  9. Love that van painted with the flag on it. Very cool.

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