John Henry’s Hand

  • Fred Becker, John Henry's Hand, 1935, wood engraving, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from D.C. Public Library, 1967.72.30

Title
John Henry’s Hand
Artist
Date
1935
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
image: 6 184 58 in. (15.411.6 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Transfer from D.C. Public Library

Mediums Description
wood engraving
Classifications
Keywords
  • Object – foliage – cotton
  • New Deal – Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project – New York City
  • Figure – fragment – eye
  • Ethnic – African-American
  • Literature – character – John Henry
  • Architecture – industry – railroad yard
Object Number
1967.72.30
Palette
Linked Open Data
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