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Maker(s):Bacon, Peggy
Culture:American (1895 - 1987)
Title:The Hectic Life
Date Made:1939
Type:Drawing
Materials:pastel on paper
Place Made:United States
Measurements:sheet: 21 1/2 x 29 3/4 in.; 54.61 x 75.565 cm
Narrative Inscription:  signed and dated in pastel at lower right: Peggy Bacon 1939
Accession Number:  SC 1954.2
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Wendall Davis
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art
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Description:
busy city street with raised traintracks at upper left, street sweeper, mail carrier, vendors with carts, newspaper seller in news kiosk, woman sweeping her stoop, peple walking and woman looking out her window, one building has Beechnut Gum written on its side and part of a chaufered car is visible at the bottom left corner

Tags:
architecture; labor; literature; men; women; transportation; labor

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