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Mending His Roof

ca. 1930-1940
20th century
214 x 189 mm (8.4 x 7.4 in.)

Orville Houghton Peets, American, (1884–1968)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving on wove paper
Print impression quality: Very good with plate tone
Edition: Stage proof; see also trial proof 1946.D1.158b, state i/i (?)
Marks: Inscribed in pencil, lower margin: “This must have been under a matcutting operation — Light scratches used to locate drawing. Had this been an etching this way of placing the drawing could not be used as the ground would cover such lines”
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1946
Accession Number: 1946.D1.158a

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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: 214 x 189 mm (8.4 x 7.4 in.)

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