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Of The Prairie Chimbley's Final Bones
Of The Prairie Chimbley's Final Bones
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Date:
2005
Location:
Not on display
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Media:
Color Aquatint Etching With Hardground
Dimensions:
Sheet: 483 x 406 mm (19 x 16 in.)
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North America
Accession Number:
2015.37.383
Acquisition Date:
2015-10-07
Credit Line:

Foundation purchase, Phyllis C. Wattis Fund for Major Accessions

The publisher suggests this is a machine consuming natural resources. On top, wheat or grass is either growing out of the machine or being drawn into it as raw material. The object stands on felled tree trunks, perhaps pulling them in as well. Above all this the silhouette of a head looking several ways at once floats, while a Liberty Bell seems to be ringing loudly to the right.