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The Last Burrowing Owl: Portales, New Mexico
  • Jim Bryant
    active: United States
  • The Last Burrowing Owl: Portales, New Mexico, 2001
  • Baren Exchange Portfolio #9
  • Where object was made: United States
  • woodcut
  • Gift of BarenForum.org
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0091.04
Description

Black and white image of figures in a landscape. There are two women in the top left quadrant, shown full length. The woman on the left is in profile facing right and wearing overalls. She has a piece of fabric tied around her head. She is pointing right with her left hand. The woman to the right is in profile facing right. She has both of her hands raised and shoulder-length hair. There is a circle at top center with a bird (owl) inside. There is a man in the top right quadrant, shown full length. He has a sack in his right hand. His left hand is on his hip. He is wearing a long-sleeved shirt and black pants. There is a hold in the ground to the left of him with a shovel below it.