Thomas Blackshear Ebony Visions Figurine The Buffalo Soldier is retired.
Honoring black Americans in U.S. military history, Thomas Blackshear has created an authentic Buffalo Soldier replica. In 1866, Congress formed the first all-black regiments in the U.S. Army. These men became known as "Buffalo Soldiers" for their courage and tenacity. When not fighting, Buffalo Soldiers built forts and roads, escorted wagon trains, cattle drives, stage coaches and mail runs. They protected settlers from outlaws. Many Buffalo Soldiers earned the distinguished Medal of Honor.
Crafted of resin Painted by hand Height: 13" Introduced 2010 Imported.
Thomas Richman Blackshear II was born on November 14, 1955 in Waco Texas but he grew up in Atlanta Georgia. He attended and graduated from the American Academy of Art in Chicago in 1977. His first Ebony Visions figurine is The Story Teller; which is truly a master piece. His works and details captures the black culture like no other.
Thomas Blackshear has received numerous awards and is truly one of the most acclaimed African American Artists.
The Buffalo Soldier by Thomas Blackshear.