"We can never be sure that the opinion we are endeavoring to stifle is a false opinion; and if we were sure, stifling it would be an evil still."--John Stuart Mill on Liberty, 1859. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
1959 Ralph E. Eckerstrom Born: Donovan, Illinois 1921 Died: La Grange, Illinois 1996 watercolor and gouache on paperboard sheet: 17 7/8 x 17 7/8 in. (45.5 x 45.3 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Container Corporation of America 1984.124.87 Not currently on view