We Were Every One Set Straight to Hard Labor
FES Title: We were every one set straight to hard labor
Alternate Titles: Tripoli Pirates
Date: 12/22/1927
Size: 36″H x 29″W
Medium: oil-cotton-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Kauffman, Reginald Wright. “Barbary Bo.” The American Boy, April 1928: 15.
caption: ‘We were every one set to hard labor under whip wielding taskmasters.’

Kauffman, Reginald Wright. Barbary Bo. Philadelphia: The Penn Publishing Company, 1929: 138.
caption: “Someone has been shirking”

Ackroyd, David, Chris Meindl, Jim Milio, Melissa Jo Peltier, and Mark Hufnail. Pirates of the Barbary Coast. In Search of History. New York: The History Channel, 1998.

Inscription: lr: FES / ’27
Annotations: en verso on stretcher: Barbary Bo Frank E. Schoonover
Comments: TP 5-22-2002; index; edit
Commentary: This work is painted over #1399. (day books)
Provenance: Kenneth Mazik, Mt. Dora, Florida; Stuart Kingston Galleries, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware (October 30, 1970); private collection