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Maker(s):Leighton, Clare
Culture:American born England (1898 - 1989)
Title:Clam Diggers, Cape Cod
Date Made:1946
Type:Print
Materials:Wood engraving on medium weight, moderately textured, beige paper
Place Made:United States
Measurements:sheet: 10 in x 11 1/2 in; 25.4 cm x 29.21 cm; block: 7 3/8 in x 7 3/8 in; 18.7325 cm x 18.7325 cm
Narrative Inscription:  edition in pencil at lower left: 37/250, signature in pencil at lower right: Clare Leighton
Accession Number:  SC 2011.26.7
Credit Line:Bequest of Henry Latimer Seaver
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Description:
three men in tall boots standing shallow water with low hills and flying seagulls in background, left figure has a bucket attached to a rake over his shoulder, center figure is bend over pulling his rake with bucket of clams near him, third figure is bent pulling his rake with his bucket between his legs

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Paper + People the Cunningham Center Blog.

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