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Oil Refining, Whiting, Indiana

20th century
418 x 530 mm (16.5 x 20.9 in.)

Joseph Pennell, American, (1857–1926)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Transfer lithograph on laid paper
State: Second of two states
Print impression quality: Good
Edition: ca. 5
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower center: “J. Pennell”
Marks: Watermark: Letters “MBM (FRANCE) INGRES D ARCHES”
Bibliography: Wuerth 406 (L) ii/ii; Karen F. Beall, American Prints in the Library of Congress (1970), cat. nos. 1135–1142 (LC catalog lists two states, second with different printing in sky).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1946
Accession Number: 1946.D1.276

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  • industry
  • labor - Usage in the sense of physical work
  • oil - Lightly viscous, neutral combustible fatty substance, usually liquid or easily liquefiable on warming, that is insoluble in water and leaves a greasy stain on paper or textile. [April 1992 descriptor moved.]
  • oil refineries - LCSH Link
  • petroleum

  • image Dimensions: 418 x 530 mm (16.5 x 20.9 in.)

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