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The Onion King
Linoleum block print on handmade Torinoko Gampi White paper
Publisher: Peregrine Press, Dallas, Texas
Printer: Bill Lagatutta
22"x17"
Edition: 12

The Green Giant
Three color lithograph, one color linocut, two color, screen print with gold leaf on handmade Torinoko Gampi White paper
Publisher: Peregrine Press, Dallas, Texas
Printer: Bill Lagatutta, Mike Hart
22"x17"
Edition: 19

Othal Brand as the Onion King and Green Giant was a founder of Griffin and Brand, one of the nations largest growers and shippers of vegetables and fruits. He owned large onion farms in South Texas, near McAllen, exploiting farm workers, both documented and undocumented. He was mayor of McAllen for twenty years.

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