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A print on off-white paper in black ink of the U.S. flag with figures imposed.

The shows a number of figures against a background of black and white stripes with a double-row of white stars in the lower right corner. In the lower left corner is a white round with a band of stars along the bottom and the words E Pluribus Unum along the top, in center is a head in the profile with a band across the hair with word Liberty, to one side is the word Napalm. To the right is an eagle with wings outspread and the word war in its talons. In the upper right is a male figure wearing a top hat banded with white stars, the right hand is outstretched the forefinger pointing at the viewer. The words Great Society are in a white stripe across the picture plane.

Identification and Creation

Object Number
P. C. Madsen Conant, American (Boston, MA born 1939)
The Fifteen Days of May: The Great Society
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: 25 Prints for Artists Against Racism and the War
Work Type
Persistent Link

Physical Descriptions



Recorded Ownership History
[Impressions Workshop, Boston, Massachusetts], gift; to Fogg Art Museum, March 25, 1971.

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Impressions Workshop
Accession Year
Object Number
Modern and Contemporary Art

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Publication History

  • Makeda Best, "Twenty-five prints for artists against racism and the war, 1968", Art in Print (Chicago, 2014), Vol. 3, No. 6, pp. 15-19, p. 18, ill.

Exhibition History

  • 32Q: 1100 60’s Experiment, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 04/10/2019 - 10/08/2019

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