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Maker(s):Becker, Frederick G.
Culture:American (1913-2004)
Title:Drummer
Date Made:1935-1939
Type:Print
Materials:wood engraving
Measurements:Mat: 15 1/4 in x 12 3/4 in; 38.7 cm x 32.4 cm; Sheet: 11 1/4 in x 8 11/16 in; 28.6 cm x 22.1 cm; image: 20.32 cm x 15.24 cm; 8 in x 6 in
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: front, lwr. r. (graphite): Fred Becker ; SIGNATURE: front, lwr. r. (carved in plate): F.B. ; TITLE: front, lwr. l. (graphite): DRUMMER ; NUMBER: front, lwr. r. (graphite): 4 ; INSCRIPTION: front, upp. ctr. (graphite): [upside down] WPA Working Proof ---
Accession Number:  UM 1974.38.134
Credit Line:Gift of Frederick G. Becker to the W.P.A. Collection
Museum Collection:  University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst
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Description:
Jazz era drummer and drum set in the foreground surrounded by a shaded border and horn players in the background.

Tags:
African American; leisure; music

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