Repeal / 18th Amendment

Object Number: 
Z.1195
Date: 
1920-1930
Medium: 
Metal and paint
Description: 

With ratification of the Eighteenth Amendment, prohibition went into effect in the United States in 1920. The law proved difficult to enforce and was repealed under the Twenty-first Amendment in 1933.

Credit Line: 
New-York Historical Society
Exhibitions: 
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group