The Treaty of New York
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Original mixed media collage: US dollar, bible, acrylic, ink, gold leaf. Background: Gothic German dictionary.
Each piece is signed and titled. Please note that the artwork is unframed
Image size 17cm x 21cm
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"Treaty of New York" A treaty between the Creek Nation and George Washington over tribal lands in Georgia and Alabama. 1790. lead by Alexander McGillivray and Henry Knox. In my work I like to slice other components into the piece. So I've given George Washington indigenous tribal wear and his hands are a replicate of Issac Newtons hands that you can find on the back of a one pound note. In them is a book with text taken from a common prayer book.
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