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Marble Quarrying: Preliminary Study [9] of 12, [between 1949 and 1951]

 Item — Box: Oversize 2, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 7, Series II

Scope and Contents

Machinery of the crane in the center of the image. Shows the large set of wheels that turn in order to control the poseable neck of the crane. In the bottom right corner, Leighton has noted "Mr. Thad Perrow, Florence, Vermont". Leighton conducted almost all her reseach by word of mouth, and was able to observe the industries she depicted by asking locally after people who were engaged in them. Mr. Perrow was likely the foreman or official at a marble quarry visited by Leighton.

Dates

  • [between 1949 and 1951]

Creator

Physical Description

1 drawing : graphite on paper ;

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Dimensions

43 x 35 cm.

Part of the Yale Center for British Art, Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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