The Woman behind the Gun
Date: 1911
Medium: Commercial relief process with hand-coloring
Dimensions: composition: 11 × 17 1/4 in. (27.9 × 43.8 cm) sheet: 14 11/16 × 20 11/16 in. (37.3 × 52.5 cm)
Illustration Citation: Puck, May 24, 1911
Credit Line: Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1978
Object Number: 1978-97
About: Gordon Ross's cartoon centers on the fact that numerous birds were shot in order to provide feathers for women’s hats, as the French milliners on the ground do the bidding of the elaborately behatted woman.
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