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Excavating, 1938
Leah Balsham

Illinois
Color lithograph on ivory paper, Paper W: 36.80 cm, Paper H: 29.90 cm, Image W: 30.50 cm, Image H: 18.80 cm
Allocated by the U. S. Government, 1943. Commissioned through the New Deal art projects  43.327
Not On View
Inscriptions:
recto: l.r. graphite "Balsham 38"; l.l. graphite "Excavating"; l.r.c. graphite "2307"

Labels/Stamps:
WPA label on file: "FAP #3 FEDERAL ART PROJECT 9950-C-M of the Works Progress Administration Washington, D.C. ARTIST Leah Balsham STATE Illinois MEDIUM Col. Lithograph TITLE OF WORK #2307 - Excavating LOANED TO Federal Art Project Washington, D.C. DATE 11/25/38 This work is the property of the United States Government and is loaned subject to regulations of loan and is not to be removed." Stamped in black ink on label "DEC 5 1938" Written and encircled in blue pencil on label "M"

Keywords: Landscape, Occupation, Construction, Construction equipment, Print, Works Progress Administration