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Mending His Roof

ca. 1930-1940
20th century
207 x 187 mm (8.1 x 7.4 in.)

Orville Houghton Peets, American, (1884–1968)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on laid paper
State: Possibly only state
Print impression quality: Excellent (with retroussage?)
Edition: 19/60
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower right: “Orville H. Peets”; inscribed in pencil, lower left: “Mending His Roof (engraving) / 19/60”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: George W. Davison (initialed in pencil in Davison’s hand, lower right: “G.W.D.”).
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1939
Accession Number: 1939.D1.26

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  • genre - Use for pictorial representations, which may be in various media, that represent scenes or events from everyday life; usually used with another term such as "paintings" or "prints." [April 1991 descriptor moved.]
  • labor - Usage in the sense of physical work
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  • plate Dimensions: 207 x 187 mm (8.1 x 7.4 in.)

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