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There can be no patriotism without liberty, no liberty without virtue, no virtue without citizens, create citizens and you have everything you need. Without them, you will have nothing but debased slaves, from the rulers of the State downwards. To form citizens is not the work of a day; and in order to have men it is necessary to educate them when they are children --Jean Jacques Russeau on Education for Citizenship. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.

1950 Tana Hoban Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1917 Died: Paris, France 2006 gelatin silver print and gouache sheet: 13 7/8 x 10 3/8 in. (35.2 x 26.4 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.118 Not currently on view


Keywords

Children

Recreation - sport and play - climbing

photography - photoprint

paint - gouache

paperboard

gelatin silver

About Tana Hoban

Born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1917 Died: Paris, France 2006