Unidentified daughter of the American revolution letter to Edward B. Rowan
Rowan, Edward Beatty
Daughters of the American Revolution
Little Gallery (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
1933 May 14
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Letter : 1 p. : typescript ; 17 x 19 cm.
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."
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560