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Unidentified daughter of the American revolution letter to Edward B. Rowan

view Unidentified daughter of the American revolution letter to Edward B. Rowan digital asset number 1
Creator:
Rowan, Edward Beatty
Subject:
Wood, Grant
Daughters of the American Revolution
Little Gallery (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1933 May 14
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Letter : 1 p. : typescript ; 17 x 19 cm.
Summary:
Letter from a woman who was greatly offended by Grant Wood's painting Daughters of Revolution which was exhibited in Rowan's Little Gallery in Cedar Rapids.
She identifies herself as "a daughter of that great conflict" and requests that the painting "be removed from the gallery or the inscription should be changed."
The letter is signed "a patriot first."
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13877
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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