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[AC] Mead Art Museum at Amherst College; [HC] Hampshire College Art Gallery;
[HD] Historic Deerfield; [MH] Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; [MH SK] The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College; [SC] Smith College Museum of Art; [UM] University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

 


Maker(s):Leighton, Clare
Culture:American, born England (1899 - 1989)
Title:The Net Menders
Date Made:n.d.
Type:Print
Materials:wood engraving printed in black on thin, smooth white paper
Place Made:United States
Measurements:sheet: 9 3/8 in x 7 3/8 in; 23.8125 cm x 18.7325 cm; block: 6 7/16 in x 4 3/4 in; 16.35125 cm x 12.065 cm
Narrative Inscription:  edition, title in pencil at lower left: 33/300 The Net Menders, signature in pencil at lower right; Clare Leighton
Accession Number:  SC 2011.26.43
Credit Line:Bequest of Henry Latimer Seaver
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Description:
two men seated mending a net while a third wearing tall boots carries another net over his shoulder, docked boat near them at edge of water and lighthouse in back left distance

Label Text:
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Paper + People the Cunningham Center Blog.

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