Artist Martin Lewis, American, 1881-1962
  • Untitled (12 unbound pages of drawings and poems for children)
Date c.1927/1937
Medium pen, black ink, graphite pencil on cream wove paper
Dimensions Page (Folded): 10 1/2 × 7 5/8 inches (26.7 × 19.4 cm)
Page (Unfolded): 10 1/2 × 14 3/4 inches (26.7 × 37.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. Robert M. Katzman and Mrs. Lisa Katzman in honor of Sidney and Betty Katzman and their children, Ellen and Laura, from the collection assembled by Patricia Lewis
Accession Number 1999.1736.4
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Watermark: JWHATMA(N)
Inscriptions In black ink, center of sheet: Down the Subway gratings /
There are lots of Bears; /
'S funny that you never /
Meet them on the Stairs. /

If you did, it wouldn't be /
Safe for little boys - /
I suppose theyre frightened off /
By the subway Noise.