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On verso, upper center in graphite: This is the one when I was asleep. I had been in the hospital almost a month as I look kind of worn down. This picture does not do my room justice. It was all in pink and blue. I had a french telephone beside my bed on the radio that doesn't show up here. Really it is wonderful the way the hospital rooms are so cheerful and look so little like a hospital and so much like a hotel room; lower left, stamped in blue ink: 239


Robert E. Jackson, Seattle; gift to NGA, 2008.

Exhibition History
The Art of the American Snapshot, 1888-1978: From the Collection of Robert E. Jackson, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 2007 - 2008, no. 93.