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John Henry Loading Cotton

1935 Fred Becker Born: Oakland, California 1913 Died: Amherst, Massachusetts 2004 wood engraving 6 x 4 1/2 in. (15.2 x 11.4 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Transfer from D.C. Public Library 1967.72.19 Not currently on view


Keywords

Architecture - boat - riverboat

Ethnic - African-American

Figure group

Landscape - river

Literature - character - John Henry

Occupation - industry - cotton industry

New Deal - Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project - New York City

graphic arts - print

wood engraving

About Fred Becker

Born: Oakland, California 1913 Died: Amherst, Massachusetts 2004

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