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artists' books, Baker & Whitehill Annual Student Artists' Book Contest, sixth
Book and Paper
Year of Graduation
Experimental and Foundation Studies
Faculty / Course
Materials + Techniques
Museum board, liquid latex, dirt
From 1885 to 1908, King Leopold II of Belgium claimed the area of the Congo as his own privatized country. In his twenty-three years of rule, Leopold II drained the land of its most significant natural resource, rubber. An estimated 10 million Congolese people died as a result of King Leopold’s brutal working conditions. However, the true extent of terror in the Congo will never be known.
Tepper, Mason; Collections, Special; and Library, Fleet, "Congo Free State" (2019). 6th Baker & Whitehill Student Artists' Book Contest 2020. 51.