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Children's Carnival
  • Paul Hambleton Landacre
    1893–1963
    born: Columbus, Ohio, United States ; died: Los Angeles, California, United States ; active: United States
    Associated American Artists, publisher
    active 1934–2000
  • Children's Carnival, circa 1946
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood engraving
  • Paper Type: cream wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 217 x 307 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 266 x 372 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/2 x 12 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 14 5/8 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Burzle
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0303
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Artificial lights at center illuminate Ferris wheel at right, race car ride at lower right, suspension ride at left featuring blimp-like forms, and carousel ride at left. A few silhouetted figures and balloon seller fill the lower portion of the scene. Tree at right in foreground.