John Henry Building a Railroad

  • Fred Becker, John Henry Building a Railroad, 1935, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from D.C. Public Library, 1967.72.21

Title
John Henry Building a Railroad
Artists
Date
1935
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
image: 6 1/8 x 4 in. (15.4 x 10.2 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Transfer from D.C. Public Library

Classifications
Keywords
  • Literature – character – John Henry
  • New Deal – Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project – New York City
  • Object – tool – hammer
  • Architecture Exterior – industry – railroad yard
  • Occupation – industry – railroad
  • Ethnic – African-American
  • Figure male – full length
Object Number
1967.72.21
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URL
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