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Russian Revolution No SS (The Problem of Free Government)
Date: 1917
Medium: Ink, charcoal, graphite, and gouache on wove paper
Dimensions: sheet: 15 3/4 × 21 in. (40 × 53.3 cm)
Illustration Citation: Inscription indicates that cartoon was made for The New York Call in Sepember 1917.
Credit Line: Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1990
Object Number: 1990-3
About: Boardman Robinson's cartoon refers to the Kornilov Affair, an alleged coup by General Lvar Kornilov, commander of the Russian Army, against the Provisional Government headed by Alexander Kerensky. The New York (City) Call was a Socialist newspaper published from 1908 though 1923.
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