Joseph Hirsch, "The object of government is the welfare of the people. The , 1954, gouache, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Container Corporation of America, 1984.124.117
"The object of government is the welfare of the people. The material progress and prosperity of a nation are desirable chiefly so far as they lead to the moral and material welfare of all good citizens."--Theodore Roosevelt, the New Nationalism, 1910. From the series Great Ideas of Western Man.
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sheet: 12 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (31.1 x 24.2 cm)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Container Corporation of America
- Occupation – political – president
- Dress – accessory – eye wear
- Portrait male – Roosevelt, Theodore
- Figure male – fragment – face
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