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Creator:
Sir David Low, 1891–1963, New Zealand
Title:

Sorry, Boys, I can't go both ways at once

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink, blue chalk, white gouache, gum arabic and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 7/8 × 19 1/4 inches (35.2 × 48.9 cm) and Image: 11 5/16 × 17 5/8 inches (28.7 × 44.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with black ink, upper left: "TO | 100% PACIFISM TO | ORGANIZATION OF | LAW AND ORDER", inscribed in white gouache center right "DIC SHEPARD DEAR OLD GEORGE ANTI-WAR YOUTH"; inscribed in pen, with black ink, upper right: "RESIST | THE | AGGRESSOR | NO | RISKY | SANCTIONS"; inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower center: "SORRY, BOYS, I CAN'T GO BOTH WAYS AT ONCE."; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "General | League"

Signed in brush and black ink, lower left: "LOW"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Charles and E. Jennifer Monaghan
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1980.16.1
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
caricature | historical subject | World War 1939-1945
Associated People:
Sheppard, Hugh Richard Lawrie "Dick" (1880–1937) British Anglican priest, Dean of Canterbury and Christian pacifist
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9664
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