WATER GATE OR GOVERNMENT MACHINE NO. 3

  • Harold Garrison, WATER GATE OR GOVERNMENT MACHINE NO. 3, 1974, ballpoint pen and ink and felt-tipped pen and ink on carved wood with leather, metal, and coated wire, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson, 1986.65.248

Title
WATER GATE OR GOVERNMENT MACHINE NO. 3
Artist
Date
1974
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
13 3/4 x 15 x 3 1/2 in. (34.8 x 38.0 x 9.0 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson

Mediums
Mediums Description
ballpoint pen and ink and felt-tipped pen and ink on carved wood with leather, metal, and coated wire
Classifications
Keywords
  • Animal – elephant
  • History – United States – Watergate
  • Animal – donkey
Object Number
1986.65.248
Palette
Linked Open Data
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