Africa's Children, 2019

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Specifications - Standard Edition of 10
Book - 7" diameter; in slipcase with closure, 7.25" x 7.25" x .62"
Images - 6 gravures from original drawings by the artist, 5 mounted as volvelles; hand-set letterpress text; wax-printed African cloth covers.
Thomas Parker Williams - Concept, design, illustrations, binding, and printing
Mary Agnes Williams - Concept, text, hand typesetting and printing

Collections
Permanent collection - (deluxe edition) Swarthmore College, McCabe Library, Special Collections

Africa's Children is a personal view about music, based on the rhythms of the drum, that evolved from the African diaspora. Blues, Jazz and Funk are American forms; the music of Cuba combines African and Spanish roots.

Africa's Children

Africa's Children

Africa's Children

Africa's Children

Africa's Children

Africa's Children

Africa's Children

Africa's Children

Africa's Children

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