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Photo, Print, Drawing Courtroom sketches by Elizabeth Williams

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  • Courtroom sketches by Elizabeth Williams


  • This group contains courtroom sketches produced by Elizabeth Williams between 1982 and 2014 and covers a range of trials, individuals, and crimes related to sexual assault, fraud, murder, copyright infringement, terrorists, and organized crime. Trials depicted include: Anna Chapman, Rajat Gutpa, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, John De Lorean, John Gotti, Paul Catsellano, Bernard Madoff, Faisal Shahzad, Mohamed Salemeh, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Abu Hamza al-Masri, Mick Jagger, Abduwali Muse, and others.


  • Williams, Elizabeth (Courtroom artist), artist

Created / Published

  • 1982-2014.


  • -  Abu Ghaith, Sulaiman
  • -  Abu Hamza al-Masri,--1958
  • -  Castellano, Constantino Paul,--1915-1985
  • -  Chapman, Anna
  • -  De Lorean, John Z
  • -  Gotti, John
  • -  Gupta, Rajat,--1948
  • -  Jagger, Mick
  • -  Madoff, Bernard L
  • -  Muse, Abduwali
  • -  Salameh, Mohamad
  • -  Shahzad, Faisal
  • -  Strauss-Kahn, Dominique
  • -  Actions & defenses--1980-2020
  • -  Copyright--1980-2020
  • -  Courtrooms--1980-2020
  • -  Criminals--1980-2020
  • -  Fraud--1980-2020
  • -  Homicides--1980-2020
  • -  Organized crime--1980-2020
  • -  Judges--1980-2020
  • -  Judicial proceedings--1980-2020
  • -  Lawyers--1980-2020
  • -  Spies--2010-2020
  • -  Terrorists--1990-2020
  • -  Victims of crimes--1980-2020


  • Acrylic paintings--1980-2020.
  • Courtroom sketches--Color--1980-2020.
  • Crayon drawings--Color--1980-2020.
  • Drawings--Color--1980-2020.
  • Gelatin silver prints--1980-1990.
  • Ink drawings--1980-2020.
  • Marker works--Color--1980-2020.
  • Newspapers--New York (State)--New York 1990-2000.
  • Offset photomechanical prints--Color--1990-2000.
  • Pastels (Visual works)--1980-2020.
  • Pencil works--1980-2020.
  • Photographic prints--1980-1990.
  • Watercolors--1980-2020.


  • Acrylic paintings--1980-2020
  • Courtroom sketches--Color--1980-2020
  • Crayon drawings--Color--1980-2020
  • Drawings--Color--1980-2020
  • Gelatin silver prints--1980-1990
  • Ink drawings--1980-2020
  • Marker works--Color--1980-2020
  • Newspapers--New York (State)--New York 1990-2000
  • Offset photomechanical prints--Color--1990-2000
  • Pastels (Visual works)--1980-2020
  • Pencil works--1980-2020
  • Photographic prints--1980-1990
  • Watercolors--1980-2020


  • -  Arrangement: The collection maintains the original organization as supplied by the donor.
  • -  Unpublished finding aid available in the Prints & Photographs Division Reading Room (filed under Girardi).
  • -  LOT title devised by Library staff.
  • -  Forms part of: The Thomas V. Girardi collection of courtroom illustration drawings at the Library of Congress.
  • -  Purchase with gift funds from Thomas V. Girardi ; Bill Robles, Elizabeth Williams, Aggie Kenny; 2015; (DLC/PP-2016:016, DLC/PP-2016:018, DLC/PP-2016:019).


  • 30 drawings : multiple processes including acrylic paint, colored pencil, crayon, ink, marker, pastel, pen, pencil and watercolor ; sheet 51 x 70 cm and smaller.
  • 3 newspapers : offset photomechanical prints ; sheet 57 x 62 cm and smaller.
  • 1 photograph : gelatin silver print ; sheet 26 x 21 cm (8 x 10 format).

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 15615 (H size) [P&P]


  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2023630864

Rights Advisory

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Online Format

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Chicago citation style:

Williams, Elizabeth , Artist. Courtroom sketches by Elizabeth Williams. New York New York 1990, 1982. to 2014. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Williams, E. (1982) Courtroom sketches by Elizabeth Williams. New York New York 1990, 1982. to 2014. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Williams, Elizabeth , Artist. Courtroom sketches by Elizabeth Williams. to 2014. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.