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Christie's Memorabilia

Stampa su carta - fotocopie b/n fronte-retro – 30x42cm - 2012

Print on paper – photocopies b/w double-sided – 30x42cm - 2012

Buda was a small, balding man nicknamed Nasone (“Big Nose”). He was an immigrant from Savignano sul Rubicone who came to the United States in 1907. He was an ardent anarchist who was involved in much of the Massachusetts anarchist activity. He met Sacco during the Hopedale Strike of 1913 and Vanzetti three years later in Plymouth during a Cordage Strike of 1916.

Buda was accused of being a co-felon with Sacco and Vanzetti in the South Braintree hold-up and was questioned by Police Chief Stewart (to whom he was Mike Boda). He escaped prosecution by going on the lamb. On September 11, 1920, Buda detonated a horse-and-buggy bomb at the corner of Wall and Broad Streets in Manhattan in protest of Sacco and Vanzetti’s arrest.