Bush and Angela Merkel with Top Hats (Lecterns)

Accession Number
2016/2.145

Title
Bush and Angela Merkel with Top Hats (Lecterns)

Artist(s)
Joanne Leonard

Object Creation Date
2008

Medium & Support
inkjet print on paper

Dimensions
24 in x 36 in (60.96 cm x 91.44 cm);21 1/2 in x 32 in (54.61 cm x 81.28 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of the artist

Subject matter
The text accompanying the image reads: June 12, 2008, news photo: President Bush, who met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel...responds to Tehran's nuclear programs, Johannes Eisle, Reuters. Book reproduction: 'The Nursery 'Alice'' by Lewis Carroll and Sir John Tenniel (Mayflower Books, 1979).

Physical Description
Image of a book lying open to a page featuring an illustration of the Mad Hatter's tea party from Alice in Wonderland. A newsclipping featuring a photo of George W. Bush and Angela Merkel lies on the book across the open page.  

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Primary Object Type
color

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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