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The Constabulary; Policing the Rural Districts in Philadelphia, 1910

John Sloan1915/1915

Delaware Art Museum

Delaware Art Museum
Wilmington, DE, United States

The ironic blandness of the caption contrasts with Sloan's portrayal of the savagery of an attack on Philadelphia street-car strikers in 1910.

Details

  • Title: The Constabulary; Policing the Rural Districts in Philadelphia, 1910
  • Date: 1915/1915
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings: John Sloan (LRC in crayon)
  • Physical Dimensions: w25.1875 x h18.1875 in (Complete)
  • Painter, etcher, and illustrator: John Sloan
  • Illustration Citation: The Masses, April 6, 1915
  • Credit Line: Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1981
  • Provenance: © Delaware Art Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
  • Type: Drawings
  • Rights: © Delaware Art Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photograph and digital image © Delaware Art Museum. Not for reproduction or publication.
  • External Link: http://emuseum.delart.org:8080/emuseum/
  • Medium: Crayon, wash, and gouache on paper affixed to paper

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