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My Brother and I
  • Robert W. Ebendorf
    born 1938
    born: Topeka, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • My Brother and I, 1969–1970
  • Where object was made: United States
  • copper, brass, photograph, mixed media
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 11.4 x 7.6 x 1.6 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 1/2 x 3 x 5/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • On view: Simons Gallery, 316, W2
  • 1993.0300

Copper and brass brooch with photographs and mixed media. Rectangular with a protrusion on the top center and bottom left. Incised oak leaves along the left and right edges, coin with the heads of two men turning toward each other affixed at the top, old photo affixed at the bottom, fastened on the surface is a small rectangular plaque with text and two photographs of young men. The bottom left shows the waist, hand, and legs of a man.