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John Henry the Steeldriver

ca. 1973 Shields Landon ("S.L.") Jones Born: Indian Mills, West Virginia 1901 Died: Hinton, West Virginia 1997 painted and carved wood, metal overall: 17 x 11 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (43.2 x 29.9 x 22.0 cm.) part A: 17 x 11 3/4 x 8 5/8 (43.2 x 29.9 x 22.0 cm.) part B: 7 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 4 in. (20.0 x 6.4 x 10.2 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson 1986.65.252A-B Not currently on view


Keywords

Architecture - other - tunnel

Figure group - male

Occupation - industry - railroad

Portrait male - Henry, John - full length

sculpture

folk art

metal - iron

wood

About Shields Landon ("S.L.") Jones

Born: Indian Mills, West Virginia 1901 Died: Hinton, West Virginia 1997

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