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Medicine Show
  • Charles Marshall
    1905–1992
    born: Atchison, Kansas, United States ; died: Topeka, Kansas, United States
  • Medicine Show, 1938
  • Where object was made: United States
  • linocut
  • Paper Type: wove jampi
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 141 x 219 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 246 x 338 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 1/2 x 8 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 5/8 x 13 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • Gift of Charles L. Marshall
  • Not on display
  • 1992.0249
Description

Nightscene of crowd with their backs to viewer mostly seated in rows facing stage and signage. Band playing in center of stage design. Lights strung in wire above and along side stage. Tree at left.