Mine Strike

 
Mine Strike
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  • Title :     Mine Strike
  • Artist:     Thomas Hart Benton Artist George Miller Printer
  • Accession:     XX1990.2535
  • Country:     United States
  • Date:     1933
  • Dimensions:     Inches 11-5/8 16 Dimensions, sheet, Centimeters 29.5 40.6 Dimensions, sheet
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Subject:     Laborers/Workers , Labor Unions/Unionism , Law/Justice , Industry , Figurative
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     XX1990.2535-jpg634394057195053302.jpg
  • Tags:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Ink on paper lithographic print depicting at center a group of miners on strike; at left are two policemen, one of whom is holding a rifle pointing at the miners on strike; one of the miners is holding a sign while another is lying prone on the ground, possibly shot by the policeman with rifle; in the background at center right is a figure walking away from the factory; factory with plume of smoke in the background.