Retro51 has commissioned two Native American artists to create unique artwork representing their heritage on two new Smithsonian Collection Tornados.
The Retro 51 Tornado Smithsonian Raven Steals the Sun is designed by James Johnson, an award-winning Tlingit artist and carver, born and raised in ..
The Retro 51 Tornado Vintage Metalsmith Douglass is a tribute to Frederick Douglass, an American social reformer, abolitionist and statesman. Born a slave, he escaped at 20 years old and became a national leader of the abolitionist movement in Massachusetts and New York. He was most famous for his oratory and incisive antislavery writings.
The portrait of Douglass can be found on the finial and the storage tube.