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House Raising
House Raising
Date:
ca. 1934
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Woodcut
Dimensions:
28.9 x 36.5 cm (image)
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Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
54607.2
Acquisition Date:
1934-09-21
Credit Line:

Gift of Miss Katherine Alyn

A log cabin being built: a vertical wall is rising, with at either end a long log resting one end up on the wall, the other on the ground; men stand at each upper end, and pull upward with ropes, a third log which will be set in place atop the wall; man on ground attaches ropes in preparation for the pull; stand of tall trees in background; ready for more buildings.