Art installation created by artist Anne Jenkins Delaware Fellow of the Arts - Folk Art 2013 All Rights Reserved

The Underground Railroad

Journey through history ... The Underground Railroad experience in 7 burlap panels. Http://AnneJenkinsArt.com Cover photo of the installation at 3-month show at the Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover, Delaware

The burlap color changes from dark to light as the journey unfolds

Panel 1 : Torn from home Watercolor and charcoal on paper sealed on to the burlap . Weighted by chains

Panel 2 : Sold at the Slave market Acrylic on unstretched canvas stitched on to the burlap with twine. Weighted by chains

Panel 3 : The Plantation Watercolor and charcoal on paper sealed on to the burlap. Weighted by chains

Panel 4 : The Desperate escape begins ... Darkness, fear, bounty hunters and a light signals a safe haven Charcoal triptych sealed on to the burlap. Weighted by marble and stones

Panel 5 : Trust ... Seeking safety. It takes immense courage to ask for help when you have just escaped a living hell Acrylic on unstretched canvas stitched on to the burlap with twine weighted with marble

Panel 6 : Sensing freedom Acrylic on unstretched canvas stitched with twine weighted with marble

Many routes went through marshes or across rivers

Panel 7: Freedom Acrylic on unstretched canvas stitched with twine and not weighted

Please Help me get this installation in to an appropriate museum, thank you Http://AnneJenkinsArt.com #undergroundrailroad #art #artinstallation #learmfromhistory #bravery #stellerstories

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