People were Shot by the Police from the Roof

Boardman Robinson, American, 1876 - 1952


August 17th (about 1917)

Conté crayon and ink wash on illustration board


Sheet: 15 7/8 × 10 3/8 in. (40.4 × 26.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift from Karl Schmidt Collection



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

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Not on view


Signed, in ink, lower right: Boardman Robinson; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: To Karl Schmidt Aug. 17; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: People who were shot by the police from the roof; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse (later hand): Brandman Robinson. "People who were shot by the Police from / the roof" / Ill. for an article by Issac Marcosson / in Everybody's magazine at time [of] Russian Revolution / Karl Schmidt Coll No 11; stamped, lower left: Gift of Karl Schmidt; stamped, lower right, on reverse: DCL [monogram within circle]


Karl Schmidt; given to present collection, 1937.

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