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The Playground of Washington - L.B.J.
  • Andy Warhol
    born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • The Playground of Washington - L.B.J., 1969
  • published in Esquire magazine, May 1969
  • Where object was made: United States
  • chromogenic color print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8.8 x 15.1 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 3 7/16 x 5 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 16 in 1980.0308-313 matted together
  • Gift of Esquire, Inc.
  • Not on display
  • 1980.0313

Two, identical, color images on a "Bonus Photo" card. Each image is a close-up of a man in a mask. The mask is of an older man with large nose (identified as President Lyndon B. Johnson). The man in the image is also wearing a hat with a blue band around the bottom and red and white vertical stripes. The man is also wearing an apron over his suit. The image on the left is larger than the image on the right.