Mar 21, 2024 - Sale 2663

Sale 2663 - Lot 49

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(BLACK PANTHERS.) Stage I poster for a reading of Eldridge Cleaver's "Soul on Ice." Print, 14 x 13½ inches; horizontal fold, light toning. Boston: 13 February [1970]

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Eldridge Cleaver's "Soul on Ice" was released in 1968. This eye-catching poster advertises a weekly reading from the text (and a dance performance) at the Stage I performance space in Boston. The reading was not performed by Cleaver, who was then in exile in Algeria. See an advertisement in the Boston Globe, 20 February 1970.