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Wreck of the Old '97
Wreck of the Old '97
Date:
1944
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Image: 263 x 380 mm (10 3/8 x 14 15/16 in.); Sheet: 322 x 434 mm (12 11/16 x 17 1/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
1963.30.777
Acquisition Date:
1948-04-16
Credit Line:

Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts

Exhibition History:

de Young, Mid West Regionalism, June 19 - Oct 4, 1981.

Copyright:

Art © T.H. Benton and R.P. Benton Testamentary Trusts/UMB Bank Trustee/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Train wreck; old 97; as steam locomotive starts to cross a broken trestle; pulled up short at the tracks is an open horse-drawn wagon, the horse rearing in fright; 2 men on wagon seat nearly thrown off and woman in back actually thrown out of wagon onto dirt road; clouds; train smoke; leafy plant in foreground right, twist.