Civilization A.D. 1935

 
Civilization A.D. 1935
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  • Title :     Civilization A.D. 1935
  • Artist:     Leo John Meissner Artist
  • Accession:     TD1988.70.1
  • Country:     United States New York New York
  • Date:     circa 1935
  • Dimensions:     Inches 15-5/8 12-9/16, Centimeters 39.7 31.9
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Subject:     Urbanism , Laborers/Workers , Violence , Death
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1988.70.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Ink on paper wood engraving depicting a grim view of the declining state of a modern civilization; several scenes are featured containing images of lynching, strikes, breadlines, intolerance, longevity, nations at war, gangsters, and celebrities; edition #28/50.