Title: Your Photographs Must Be
Artist(s): Leslie Roberts
Date Created: 2016
Framed Dimensions: 16.5 x 13.5 in.
Unframed Dimensions: 14 x 11 in.
Medium: gouache, graphite, ink, and colored pencil on gessoed panel
Inventory ID: Roberts-2016-01
titled above the image upper left
signed, titled, and dated on the back of the panel
handwritten text and list of US passport regulations:
Excerpt: your photographs must be / two by two inches in size / identical / taken within the
last six months / showing current appearance / color or black-and-white/ full face / front view /
with a plain white or off-white background / between one inch and one and three eighth inches
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