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Lusitania
  • Guy Arnoux, artist
    1886–1951
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France ; active: France
    Devambez Printers, publisher
  • Lusitania, 1915–1918
  • Where object was made: France
  • line block (photomechanical relief print), pochoir
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 270 x 392 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 5/8 x 15 7/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 502 x 652 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 19 3/4 x 25 11/16 in
  • Gift of Professor Eric Gustav Carlson
  • Not on display
  • 2014.1529
Description

In the foreground are people in the water and in a lifeboat, and in the background is a sinking ship, identified as the Lusitania.