Colonel Charles Young Pop Art
Born in 1864, Charles Young was the third African American graduate of the West Point U.S. military Academy (Henry Ossian Flipper was the first), who went on to because the first Black military attaché and the highest ranking African American officer in the Army until his passing in 1922.
Young broke more ground in 1903 when he was appointed the first Black national park superintendent to manage California’s Sequoia National Park.
The first Black colonel in the U.S. army, Young encountered much racism in his career, hindering his opportunities despite exemplary service, and was posthumously promoted to Brigadier General at a ceremony at West Point on the 29th of April 2022.
Available in A4, A3, and A2 sizes to fit standard-size picture frames. Please note that black frame is not included – for a guide on choosing a frame size take a look here.
This print is part of the Gingham West pop art collection, featuring Art & Hue’s signature halftone style (halftone is an age-old technique that uses dots to make up the printed image, similar to newspapers or comic books).
Exclusively by Art & Hue, the Gingham West pop art collection comes in 3 sizes & 20 colours, all printed on museum-quality archival card of 310gsm, made from 100% cotton, with fine-art pigment inks for longevity.
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