People were Shot by the Police from the Roof

Boardman Robinson, American, 1876 - 1952

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August 17th (about 1917)

Conte crayon and ink wash on illustration board

Watermark: HAMMERMILL BOND

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

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

D.937.7.11

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Drawing

Classification

Drawing

Not on view

Inscription

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]

Provenance

Karl Schmidt; given to present collection, 1937.

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