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Weighing Fish, ca. 1935
Minnie Lois Murphy

New York, New York
Engraving on cream paper, Paper W: 28.40 cm, Paper H: 22.20 cm, Image W: 22.50 cm, Image H: 17.60 cm
Courtesy of the Fine Arts Program, Public Buildings Service, U. S. General Services Administration. Commissioned through the New Deal art projects, 1945  45.519
Not On View
Inscriptions:
recto: l.c. graphite "Weighing Fish" ;l.r. graphite "M. Lois Murphy"; b.r. graphite "5"

Labels/Stamps:
recto: l.l. stamped in black ink "FEDERAL ART PROJECT NYC WPA" WPA label on label: "WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION FEDERAL ART PROJECT STATE N.Y. CITY N.Y. ARTIST Murphy, M. Lois TITLE Weighing Fish MEDIUM Wood Engraving PROJECT NO. 265-6900 DATE June 16, 1937 Property of the United States Government" A red star is attached to the label Stamped in blue ink on label "JUN 16 1937"

Keywords: Fish, Wharf, Figure group male, Labor, Print, Works Progress Administration