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Maker(s):Becker, Frederick G.
Culture:American (1913-2004)
Title:John Henry Building a Railroad from the John Henry Suite
Date Made:1936
Materials:Wood engraving on tissue paper
Measurements:Mat: 15 in x 13 in; 38.1 cm x 33 cm; Sheet: 10 5/16 in x 7 13/16 in; 26.2 cm x 19.8 cm; image: 6 in x 4 in; 15.2 cm x 10.2 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. r. (graphite): F. Becker ; SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. l. (engraved in wood block): Becker ; DATE: recto, lwr. l. (engraved in wood block): ’36 ; TITLE: recto, lwr. ctr. (graphite): “JOHN HENRY BUILDING A R.R.”
Accession Number:  UM 1974.38.139
Credit Line:Gift of Frederick G. Becker to the W.P.A. Collection
Museum Collection:  University Museum of Contemporary Art at UMASS Amherst

John Henry building railroad. Works Progress Administration (WPA) Collection

Label Text:
From the John Henry Suite.. WPA Collection.

trains; labor; workers; industries; African American

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Becker, Frederick G.
American (1913-2004)
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