The original charcoal drawings of Gangsters from the 30’s are roughly 19″ x 26″ matted. They are drawn on authentic Spokane Daily Chronicle newspapers from the 1930s.
Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker orchestrated one of the most daring prison breaks in Texas history. Barrow helped five prisoners escape from the Eastham State Prison (now the Eastham Unit) in Lovelady, Texas, by providing the escapees with pistols and a cover of machine-gun fire. One prison officer was killed during the escape, which marked the beginning of the end for the Barrow gang, as the prison break intestified the manhunt for Bonnie and Clyde. The duo’s robbery and murder spree ended with a posse’s ambush in Bienville Parish, La., on May 23, 1934.