The Black Christ

by Countee Cullen
[ 1903 - 1946 ]

"With Decorations by Charles Cullen"

Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1929

a selection of images


(Most plates sourced from the blog entry of: Scripta Manet
The blog of Special Collections and Rare Books University of Missouri Libraries)

The Black Christ is referenced in the essay "Anti-Lynching Poems in the 1930s" by Jon Woodson





Left: Copper Sun Front Dustjacket;  Right: Dustjacket Back from U*Space Gallery,
illustrated by Charles Cullen (no relation to Countee Cullen)