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Ben Shahn mock-up for a government brochure promoting resettlement, 1935 or 1936

Ben Shahn mock-up for a government brochure promoting resettlement, 1935 or 1936

Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969

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Title: Ben Shahn mock-up for a government brochure promoting resettlement

Date: 1935 or 1936

Physical Details: 1 mock-up : various media ; 23 x 18.5

Description: Dates based on finding aid.

Mock-up on artists' board juxtaposes a photograph of a flooded town with hand-lettered text: The hills above this town have been robbed of their protecting forests; resettlement will save this town by turning the wasted cut-over areas back to forest land.

Creator: Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969

Forms part of: Ben Shahn papers, 1879-1990, bulk 1933-1970

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Ben Shahn mock-up for a government brochure promoting resettlement, 1935 or 1936. Ben Shahn papers, 1879-1990, bulk 1933-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 18340