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Voyage to Soulsville (Sesquicentennial Mural)

Austin, Texas

John Fisher

George Washington Carver Branch Library, 1161 Angelina St., Austin, Texas, 78702
Owner:  City of Austin Cultural Heritage Collection
Date:  1986
Placement:  libraries (buildings)
Artwork Type:  mural paintings (visual works)
Material:  acrylic paint
Description:  Located on the south exterior wall of the George Washington Carver Branch Library, this mural was created as a donation to the City of Austin. In 1999, the artist restored it through the AIPP program. This mural expresses a voyage through the discovery of black identity--depicting a community upon a vessel that embraces the African diaspora from pre-Columbian to present times.

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