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untitled (Kansas strip mine or coal mine with miners)
  • Abraham Walkowitz
    1878–1965
    born: Tyumen, Russia ; died: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • untitled (Kansas strip mine or coal mine with miners), circa 1945
  • Where object was made: United States
  • watercolor on paper
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 56.5 x 78.5 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 22 1/4 x 30 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 30 x 36 in
  • Gift of Randall Griffey (M.A. 1995, Ph.D. 1999) in honor of Professor of David Cateforis
  • Not on display
  • 2015.0211
Description

Mining landscape with two men wearing overalls and carrying shovels in foreground. Tall structure at left (mine tipple) with hilly mounds (mine tailings) behind the structure. A coal conveyor is shown on the hill at the upper right.