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Maker(s):Andrews, Benny
Culture:American (1930- 2006)
Title:Checker Players
Date Made:2006
Type:Print
Materials:Etching
Place Made:North America; United States; Pennsylvania; Fairfield county: Easton; Lafayette College; Experimental Printmaking Institute
Measurements:Housing: 32 in x 26 in; 81.3 cm x 66 cm; Sheet: 30 in x 22 3/8 in; 76.2 cm x 56.8 cm; Image: 23 3/4 in x 17 1/2 in; 60.3 cm x 44.4 cm
Narrative Inscription:  signature: recto, lwr. r. (graphite): B ANDREWS '06 ; inscriptions: recto, lwr. ctr. (graphite): CHECKER PLAYERS ; recto lwr. l. (graphite): 35/75 ; verso lwr. l. (graphite): [illegible signature] P.O.A '06 ; trademark: recto lwr. r. (blind stamp): BF RIVES / FRANCE [infinity symbol]
Accession Number:  MH 2007.7.1
Credit Line:Gift of Harold and Janet Tague (Janet Hickey, Class of 1966)
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Description:
Two men sit on baxes playing checkers. A tree is to the right and an outhouse is in the left background. Small plants in foreground.

Tags:
African American; games; parks

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