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Maker(s):Bellows, George Wesley
Culture:American (1882-1925)
Title:The Barricade
Date Made:1918
Materials:Lithograph in black ink on cream paper
Measurements:mat: 32 in x 40 in; 81.28 cm x 101.6 cm; sheet: 23 7/8 in x 31 7/8 in; 60.6425 cm x 80.9625 cm; image: 17 in x 29 in; 43.18 cm x 73.66 cm
Narrative Inscription:  recto, lwr. ctr. [in lithograph]: Geo Bellows (in reverse); recto, lwr. r. [graphite]: GEO BELLOWS/J.B.B.; verso, upp. l. [graphite]: NO. 121 - PRICE $30.00; recto, lwr. r. [graphite]: BFT1320
Accession Number:  MH 2008.17.1
Credit Line:Purchase with the Elizabeth Peirce Allyn (Class of 1951) Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Black and white image of a line of naked men, women and children standing, with their arms raised above their heads, in front of a group of soldiers who aim guns through the line of civilians.

wars; fighting; firearms; social commentary

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