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Maker(s):Kirby, Rollin
Culture:American (1875 - 1952)
Title:The Phoenix
Date Made:1933 May 15
Type:Drawing
Materials:black and blue pencil with white highlights on heavy paper
Place Made:United States
Measurements:sheet: 17 x 11 11/16 in.; 43.18 x 29.6863 cm
Narrative Inscription:  inscribed, signed and dated in pencil at lower right: For the De Witt Clinton High School- with best wishes Rollin Kirby 5-13-33
Accession Number:  SC 1973.39.1
Credit Line:Gift of Helen I. Davis
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art
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Description:
Hitler in clown outfit with swastika armband at lower right holding books, facing a bonfire of books at left

Tags:
caricatures; men; exterior; literature

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