The Press Gang
FES Title: “The Press Gang”
Alternate Titles:
Date: 05/11/1923
Size: 36″H x 30″W
Medium: oil-cotton-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Paine, Ralph D. “Privateers of ’76.” The American Boy, September 1923: 7.
caption: The Press Gang! The Bloody Press! Ware the King’s Crimps!

Paine, Ralph D. Privateers of ’76. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1923: frontispiece.
caption: “The Press Gang. The Bloody Press!”

Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / ’23
Annotations: en verso label on stretcher: Illustration for 3rd. Installment of “Privateers” / #1222 May 1923 / From page 50 1/2 Chapter 6 / “The Press Gang! The bloody press!” / “Ware the kings crimps’
Comments: TP 4/14/03; form 4/28/03; Re-shot 6/19/03; index; edit
Commentary: This image was reversed for publication in The American Boy.
Provenance: Artist; Joseph Fraczkowski, Wilmington, Delaware; Schoonover Studios, Ltd., Wilmington, Delaware; private collection