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Allen Lewis
American (Mobile, Alabama, 04/07/1873 - 03/20/1957, Basking Ridge, New Jersey) Primary



Young Boy with an Axe

ca. 1923
Woodblock print

Image
2 1/8 in. x 4 in. (5.4 cm x 10.16 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 1983.1.168.j
Geography: North and Central America, United States
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints
Culture/Nationality: American
Collection: Allen Lewis Collection

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  • American - Refers to the context of or associated specifically with the modern political entity of the United States of America.
  • axes - Cutting tools that consist of a relatively heavy edged, squarish head fixed to a handle, the edge or edges being parallel to the handle so as to be suited for striking, hewing, cleaving, or chopping, trees, wood, ice, or another material. For axes used as weapons, typically having wider blades, use "axes (weapons)." For similar tools that are smaller and lighter, use "hatchets." For long-handled tools with a curved blade set perpendicular to the handle and used for dressing lumber, use "adzes."
  • beds - Generally, the sleeping places of humans and animals. Specifically, permanent pieces of furniture comprised of a bedstead, which is the wooden or metal support, and the bedding, including the mattress and cover.
  • boys - Refers to male human beings from birth through adolescence.
  • chairs - Seats for one person with a back or a back and arms. Distinct from "stools" which have no back.
  • cradles - Small beds for infants, usually on bends.
  • woodcuts - Prints made using the process of woodcut, which is a relief process in which the design is cut into and printed from the plank side of a wood block; distinct from "wood engraving (process)," which is a relief process using the grain end of a wood block.

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  • Image Dimensions: 2 1/8 x 4 in. (5.398 x 10.16 cm)

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