Photo, Print, Drawing [Westmoreland trial with paint box; interior of courtroom with jury seated to the right]

[ digital file from original drawing ]

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About this Item

Title
[Westmoreland trial with paint box; interior of courtroom with jury seated to the right]
Contributor Names
Kenny, Aggie, artist
Created / Published
[Place not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [1984]
Subject Headings
-  Westmoreland, William C.--(William Childs),--1914-2005--Trials, litigation, etc
-  CBS Inc.--Trials, litigation, etc
-  Vietnam War, 1961-1975
-  Lawyers--New York (State)--New York--1980-1990
-  Juries--New York (State)--New York--1980-1990
-  Judicial proceedings--New York (State)--New York--1980-1990
-  Military officers--New York (State)--New York--1980-1990
Format Headings
Courtroom sketches--Color--1980-1990.
Drawings--Color--1980-1990.
Genre
Courtroom sketches--Color--1980-1990
Drawings--Color--1980-1990
Notes
-  Caption from Drawing Justice exhibit: The Artist's Tools. Aggie Kenny, while covering Westmoreland v. CBS, 596 F.Supp. 1170 (1984), in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, found time to draw her paint box in this unfinished sketch. Courtroom artists work in situ, creating fully realized art ready for television or news cameras. Although cameras are increasingly permitted into courtrooms, when they are prohibited, artists use the tools of their trade and are ready to capture an energized moment. While perched in a front row seat to human drama, they look for subtle details of body language how a defendant gulps, a lawyer gestures, a family member looks on in sorrow sometimes capturing history in the making.
-  Title from item.
-  Signed as part of copyright statement at bottom center.
-  Blind stamp on lower right corner: Veritable papier d'Arches fin.
-  Forms part of: The Thomas V. Girardi Collection of Courtroom Illustration Drawings at the Library of Congress (Library of Congress).
-  Exhibited: "Drawing Justice" at the Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington, D.C., April - October 2017.
Medium
1 drawing on white paper : India ink and watercolor over graphite underdrawing ; sheet 45.6 x 60.8 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2016:018, no. 25 [P&P]
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id
ppmsca 50991 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.50991
Library of Congress Control Number
2016652881
Reproduction Number
LC-DIG-ppmsca-50991 (digital file from original drawing)
Rights Advisory
Rights status of individual images not evaluated. For general information see: "Copyright and Other Restrictions...," http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/195_copr.html
Access Advisory
Served by appointment (Unprocessed). To make a request, see "Access to Unprocessed Materials," http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/info/022_unpr.html
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
1 drawing on white paper : India ink and watercolor over graphite underdrawing ; sheet 45.6 x 60.8 cm.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2016652881
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Chicago citation style:

Kenny, Aggie, Artist. Westmoreland Trial With Paint Box; Interior of Courtroom With Jury Seated to the Right. New York, 1984. [Place not identified: Publisher not identified] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2016652881/.

APA citation style:

Kenny, A. (1984) Westmoreland Trial With Paint Box; Interior of Courtroom With Jury Seated to the Right. New York, 1984. [Place not identified: Publisher not identified] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2016652881/.

MLA citation style:

Kenny, Aggie, Artist. Westmoreland Trial With Paint Box; Interior of Courtroom With Jury Seated to the Right. [Place not identified: Publisher not identified] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2016652881/>.