Paintings of Martha's Vineyard and Coastal New England by William Ross Searle
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William Ross Searle has created numerous paintings over the years usually categorized as "history paintings". The paintings have a direct relationship to current happenings, or historical events, places, people, etc. A few of those paintings are pictured on this web site. There are nine drawing/paintings and collages that reside in the permanent collection of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Samples of that work appear on this page. The artwork was created in the late 1960's. Searle has also done book illustrations, designed historical pamphlets, medallions, and worked closely on numerous projects with various historical societies.

I have a dream,1968

I have a dream,1968



Carnage In Newark, 1968
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Carnage In Newark, 1968



President John F. Kennedy, 1967

President John F. Kennedy, 1967



Senator Robert Kennedy, 1968

Senator Robert Kennedy, 1968



Mr. and Mrs. John F. Kennedy, 1967

Mr. and Mrs. John F. Kennedy, 1967



Ted Kennedy, on Learning His Brother Robert had been Shot, 1969

Ted Kennedy, on Learning His Brother Robert had been Shot, 1969



Free at Last, 1968

Free at Last, 1968



That's All that I Remember, 1968

That's All that I Remember, 1968

Two panels

America, 1968

America, 1968



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