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President Nixon Hiding in a Small Town

Accession Number
2004/2.57

Title
President Nixon Hiding in a Small Town

Artist(s)
Dennis Corrigan

Object Creation Date
1974

Medium & Support
Cronaflex reproduction of a drawing

Dimensions
17 5/8 in x 14 1/4 in (44.77 cm x 36.2 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick

Subject matter
This piece was created in the year Nixon resigned following the Watergate Scandal. Nixon and the reclining figure are disguised in women's clothing and seem to be hiding in this house in a small town. The reclining figure and the faces below the windowsills are watergate conspirators. 

Physical Description
Interior of room with two figures, one standing one reclining on couch. Both figures appear to be men in women's clothing. Viewer can see through the two large windows behind the figures and see a street scene of a small town including several figures. 

Primary Object Classification
Drawing

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
drawing (image-making)
houses
political cartoons

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