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White Horse Butcher

White Horse Butcher

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A reprint of a 1977 book, which was hand printed on a Vandercook letterpress by Clare Van Vliet of Janus Press in Newark Vermont.

The White Horse Butcher story was created by Peter Schumann as a black and white relief series on masonite; as a black and white puppet show; and as a series of masonite cuts with texts, reproduced in this book.

The show was created in Vermont in 1975, toured Europe, North Africa, Venezuela and the U.S. 1976-81, and in 1988 was performed in Moscow, Minsk, and Estonia USSR.

Text on the questionable quest for happiness; with block print images of coffee, landscapes, naked ladies, horses, flowers, and businessmen.

Peter Schumann. White Horse Butcher. Glover, VT: Bread & Puppet Press, 1988. 34pp; 10"x8" (14x10.5cm); pbk; staple bound; b&w; digital printed, ed. 1000.

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