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ID number ART03605.009.003
Title The Law!
Collection Art
Object type Drawing
Maker Benson, George (Artist)
Place made Egypt: Cairo
Date made c. 1914-1915
Medium graphite on paper
Measurement backing sheet: 45.5 x 28.8 cm; image: 19.2 x 20.2 cm


Sketch on a leaf torn from a small sketchpad, depicting an Egyptian policeman standing with one arm by his side, fist clenched, and the other crossed behind his back. He leans to his right, his left leg half bent. The artist has titled the sketch 'The Law!'. Underneath, inscribed on the scrapbook leaf, is 'A policeman'.