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Poster - Lucía González de Parsons
  • Lucía González de Parsons
    Cortez, Carlos, born 1923 - died 2005
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Lucía González de Parsons

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    USA (made)

  • Date:

    1986 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cortez, Carlos, born 1923 - died 2005 (artist)
    International Workers of the World (issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linocut print

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sonia Martin

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MM, shelf 4

Physical description

Linocut print depicting Lucía González de Parsons, also known as Lucy Parsons (1853-1942), a radical American worker's rights organizer, anarchist, feminist and powerful orator who spent her life fighting for the rights of the poor, unemployed, women, children, and various minority groups. The portrait is quarter length and she holds a paper reading 'Founding Convention of the Industrial Workers of the World, Chicago June 27-July 8, 1905'. Also lettered is a quote in Spanish, an address and telephone number in Chicago, and the dates of the Haymarket Centennial (1886-1986).

Place of Origin

USA (made)


1986 (made)


Cortez, Carlos, born 1923 - died 2005 (artist)
International Workers of the World (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

Linocut print


Height: 88 cm, Width: 58.3 cm

Descriptive line

Poster, 'Lucía González de Parsons' by Carlos Cortez for Industrial Workers of the World. Chicago, 1986.





Subjects depicted

Activists; Black history; Feminists; Unions; Anarchists; Leaders


Prints; Politics; Black History; Feminism


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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