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"Left Turn Only..."
1972
Artist:Drawn by Richard Welling , American, 1926 - 2009
Drawing; black ink on paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 13 5/8 x 21 1/4in. (34.6 x 54cm) Sheet (height x width): 13 5/8 x 21 1/4in. (34.6 x 54cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Richard Welling Family
Description: Drawing of the intersection of Asylum and Haynes Streets in downtown Hartford, Connecticut, with the street signs, stop sign, and "Left Turn Only" sign in the center of the drawing. Behind it, the construction site of the Civic Center, including construction cranes, is visible behind a barrier wall that is covered with graffiti referencing the Civic Center, Hartford "Owls," Tony Frank, and Joe Dawiczyk.
Subject Note: The Hartford Civic Center was under construction from 1972 to 1975. Tony Frank was a popular television and movie actor. Joe Dawiczyk was a local Hartford businessman. (Finlay 2/28/2014)
Inscription: Recto, bottom right, handwritten in black ink: ""LEFT TURN ONLY..." / JUNE 8, 1972"
Object Number: 2012.284.5031
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