Early work, pencil drawing of Johnson family

Image

cja0577.jpg

Title

Early work, pencil drawing of Johnson family

Subject

Pencil drawing, American

Description

A family portrait of the Johnson family drawn as stick figures with their initials above their heads. From tallest, left to right, are "C.E.J." (Charles, Clifton's brother) who is the tallest, and "N.R.J." (Nettie, Clifton's mother) who is wearing a dress and holding an umbrella. Next is scruffy "C.L.J." (Chester, Clifton's father) wearing a top hat and a smiling "C.C.J." (Clifton). "H.R.J." (Henry, Clifton's second brother) walking left and holding a bundle on a stick over his shoulder. Next is "N.L.J." (Nettie, youngest, and only sister) wearing glasses and a dress. She is standing next to the cat.

Creator

Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

circa 1885

Rights

This digital file may be used for educational uses, as long as it is not altered in any way. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the digital files from the Jones Library.

Relation

From the Clifton Johnson Collection

Type

Illustrations

Identifier

CJA0577

Original Format

Pencil drawing

Physical Dimensions

3 x 4

Citation

Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940, “Early work, pencil drawing of Johnson family,” Digital Amherst, accessed June 5, 2020, https://www.digitalamherst.org/items/show/6004.