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Maker(s):Smith, Vincent
Culture:American (1929-2003)
Title:First Day of School
Date Made:1965 (printed 1994)
Materials:etching on medium thick, moderately textured, cream-colored Arches paper (22/40)
Place Made:New York State
Measurements:sheet: 19 3/4 in x 16 in; 50.2 cm x 40.6 cm; plate: 8 13/16 in x 10 in; 22.4 cm x 25.4 cm
Accession Number:  SC 2016.52.8
Credit Line:Gift of George and Joan Violin
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art

group of black school children and policeman on right side of a street; crowd of men jeering and gesticulating on the opposite side of the street

African American; figures; narrative; race; civil rights; politics

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