From the series Acts of Silencing.
A Hand-bound and hand-pressed artists' book; letterpressing and blind pressing; ImagOn on Japanese paper.
C. 23X25X2cm, edition: 6.
Part of the the Artists' Book Collection of the Rikhardinkatu Library.
The footnote printed on the other side of the verse line …southern breeze folds out from between the pages, and reads:
It is said that the photograph, taken by Lawrence Beitler in 1930, stung Abel Meeropol into writing his poem ‘Strange Fruit’. The original photo depicts the lynching of Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith that took place in Marion, Indiana.
A close-up can be viewed Here.