Current Location:
Building C (DEV) -> 3rd Floor (DEV; C)
Location Notes:
DEV; Building C; 3rd fl., Rt of Rm.379C, School of Social Work

The Red Ribbon Stamp

Artwork
Identifier:
2005.254.1
Artist:
United States Postal Service
Credit:
Gift of Dr. Joan Borst
Medium:
Stamps
Date:
circa 2005
Description:
A sheet of 50 AIDS ribbon stamps double matted in red and black. "Ribbon shapes" are cut out in the upper left and lower right corners of the black mat to reveal the red beneath
Historical Context:
The Red Ribbon Foundation was founded in 1993. Their main purpose is education about prevention of the Human Imunodeficiency Virus or HIV. These stamps were issued by the United States Postal Service to commemorate the American Association for World Health's World AIDS Day.