Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Dust
  • Mervin M. Jules
    1912–1994
    born: Baltimore, Maryland, United States ; died: Provincetown, Massachusetts, United States
  • Dust, 1935–1936
  • Where object was made: United States
  • lithograph
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 180 x 365 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/16 x 14 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 260 x 449 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/4 x 17 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Gift of Hal M. Davison, Class of 1949
  • Not on display
  • 1998.0394
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This dust bowl scene was done before the more serious dust storms and “black blizzards,” of 1934-35 or the infamous “Black Sunday,” a storm that hit Western Kansas on April 14, 1935. Abandoned farmstead - Dust Bowl has devastated the area. Tractor, crop and fences are buried in dust.