John Sloan, ‘The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire for New York Call’, March 27-1911, Delaware Art Museum
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John Sloan

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire for New York Call, March 27-1911

Charcoal, ink, and gouache on board, sheet
18 7/16 × 14 11/16 in
46.8 × 37.3 cm
About the work
Delaware Art Museum

Produced for the Socialist newspaper, the New York Call, Sloan's drawing comments on the …

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Mixed Media
Image rights
Delaware Art Museum, Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1991. © Delaware Art Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
John Sloan, ‘The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire for New York Call’, March 27-1911, Delaware Art Museum
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Produced for the Socialist newspaper, the New York Call, Sloan's drawing comments on the hazardous conditions that led to the deaths of 146 garment workers, mostly young immigrant women, in a fire at the Triangle Waist Company in Lower Manhattan. Emergency exit doors had been locked by management—a common practice …

Medium
Mixed Media
Image rights
Delaware Art Museum, Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1991. © Delaware Art Museum / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

John Sloan

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire for New York Call, March 27-1911

Charcoal, ink, and gouache on board, sheet
18 7/16 × 14 11/16 in
46.8 × 37.3 cm
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