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Lincoln's lost ear
Douglas, L. J.
Created as part of a public project with Gary Justis. The book is based on a fictive account of an object near and dear to Lincoln's heart – a large sculpture of an ear of corn." –Statement from the artist. Book features text and altered photographs to create a saga of historical fiction, which began as a community-based conceptual project produced by L J Douglas and Gary Justis in an attempt to engage with mystery, history, and parody. Brown patterned cover with over-stitched binding and gold metallic end papers. Signed, dated, and numbered by the artists. The collection has copy 7 of 25.
Justis, Gary Allen
L.J. Douglas and Gary Allen Justis
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 18 x 21 cm.
Ink jet printing
Black-and-whitePhotographicText (layout feature)
Artists' books--United StatesArtistic collaborationLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Pictorial worksLincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--FictionCorn in art--Anecdotes
artists' books (books)
For Rights information please contact Special Collections at the John M. Flaxman Library.
The original object was scanned as a TIFF file on an Epson Expression 10000XL flatbed scanner at approximately 4000 pixels on the long dimension.