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Codfishing: Preliminary Study [2] of 5, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Box: Oversize 2, Folder: 5
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II

Scope and Contents

Three rough sketches: two circular sketches with basic composition of the woodcut (incomplete); to the right, a barrel with handles. Beneath, a list of objects Leighton considered for tool assembly in the foreground: "flag [?] & floats, kegs, cod, trawl [?], fork, knife, anchor, sea claw." All but the first and last items are crossed out.


  • [between 1949 and 1951]


Physical Description

1 drawing : graphite on bond paper ;

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


35 x 43 cm.

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