Photo, Print, Drawing [Diagrammatic view of courtroom used in the Ruby v. Texas trial in Dallas, Texas]

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Title

  • [Diagrammatic view of courtroom used in the Ruby v. Texas trial in Dallas, Texas]

Names

  • Brodie, Howard, 1915-2010, artist

Created / Published

  • [1964]

Headings

  • -  Ruby, Jack,---1989--Trials, litigation, etc.--Texas--Dallas
  • -  Judicial proceedings--Texas--Dallas--1960-1970
  • -  Courtrooms--Texas--Dallas--1960-1970

Headings

  • Courtroom sketches--1960-1970.
  • Crayon drawings--American--1960-1970.

Genre

  • Courtroom sketches--1960-1970
  • Crayon drawings--American--1960-1970

Notes

  • -  Caption label from exhibit Drawing Justice: Trial of Lee Harvey Oswald's Assassin. Just days after President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, Lee Harvey Oswald was apprehended for the crime. As Oswald was being moved from the Dallas police station, Jack Ruby (Jacob Leon Rubenstein) shot him on live television. Howard Brodie, having worked for two decades as a newspaper illustrator, called an army buddy who was a CBS executive to offer his services in covering a trial that forbade filming. He became one of the first courtroom illustrators to work for television. This drawing of the empty courtroom depicts the names and positions of the defendant, defense attorneys, judge, district attorney, assistant district attorneys, bailiff, court reporter, jury, and even the spittoon.
  • -  Title devised by Library staff.
  • -  Exhibited: "Drawing Justice" at the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C., April - October 2017.

Medium

  • 1 drawing : crayon ; 45.7 x 60.1 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 10463, no. 6 [P&P]

Repository

Digital Id

  • ds 04020 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ds.04020

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2013648262

Reproduction Number

  • LC-DIG-ds-04020 (digital file from original item)

Rights Advisory

Online Format

  • image

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  • Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ds-04020 (digital file from original item)
  • Call Number: LOT 10463, no. 6 [P&P]
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Brodie, Howard, Artist. Diagrammatic view of courtroom used in the Ruby v. Texas trial in Dallas, Texas. Texas Dallas, 1964. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2013648262/.

APA citation style:

Brodie, H. (1964) Diagrammatic view of courtroom used in the Ruby v. Texas trial in Dallas, Texas. Texas Dallas, 1964. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2013648262/.

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Brodie, Howard, Artist. Diagrammatic view of courtroom used in the Ruby v. Texas trial in Dallas, Texas. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2013648262/>.