Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Harriet Tubman's Underground Railroad, by Paul Collins.



Black History month earns a place in the Canadian cultural milieu because the end point of the underground railroad was in Canada.  Many black families in Ontario, can trace their Canadian roots to the railroad.

Underground Railroad map


Its not often that paintings achieve iconic proportions in a lifetime, as Paul Collin's depiction of the Underground Railroad has.

You will find an worthwhile blog article on the railroad by clicking here.

The artist, Paul Collins is an American, from Michigan. He was born in 1936 and has attained significant status for his craft.  Paul's Painting of the Underground Railroad is one of those cross border stories which illustrates the interconnection of our histories. Please click here to visit Paul's website.

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