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Unseaworthy, 1936
Albert Abramovitz

New York, New York
Wood engraving on paper, Paper W: 18.40 cm, Paper H: 20.00 cm, Image W: 11.60 cm, Image H: 15.40 cm
Courtesy of the Fine Arts Program, Public Buildings Service, U. S. General Services Administration. Commissioned through the New Deal art projects, 1945  45.436
Not On View
Inscriptions:
recto: l.r. graphite "Abramovitz"; l.c. graphite "unseaworthy"; b.r. graphite "3"

Labels/Stamps:
recto: l.l. stamped in black ink "MADE BY W.P.A. / FEDERAL ART PROJECT / N.Y.C." WPA label on file: "Federal Art Project State N.Y.C. Artist ABRAMOVITZ Title UNSEAWORTHY Medium WOOD ENGRAVING Project No. 65-1699x Date 5/18/36 Property of the United States Government" Stamped in blue ink on label "JUL 31 1936" Written in blue pencil on label "M" Written in graphite on label "B-38" A red star is adhered to the label

Keywords: Symbolic, Disaster, Maritime, Death, Print, Works Progress Administration