Barney Zeitz


RFD 595A
State Rd.
Vineyard Haven,Ma.
Martha's Vineyard
(508) 693-9421

1854 Opera Storyboard

Zeitz was commissioned to do five drawings in charcoal to depict scenes from a new opera being developed about abolition on Martha's Vineyard. Each is 14" x 17". This first ones shows the townspeople gathering for town meeting at Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs, Ma.

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Townspeople Gathering

Sea captains at town meeting on stilts
Sea Captains at town meeting
Town Meeting with escaped slaves singing in loft