Identification and Creation
Object Number
2002.189
People
Ben Shahn, American (Kovno (now Kaunas), Lithuania 1898 - 1969 New York, NY)
Title
"This book is published by O.W.I. to further the war effort. It hopes to make you understand the farmer and what he's doing to help win this war. When you have finished reading this please pass it on to someone who has not already read it."
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Dear Adolf: This Is Me-- This is Me One American Farmer
Classification
Books
Work Type
book
Date
1942
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/191477
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite on off-white wove paper
Dimensions
folded sheet: 26.6 x 20.3 cm (10 1/2 x 8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: cover, graphite: 13884
Provenance
Stephen Lee Taller, Berkeley, California; to Dolores Taller, gift; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2002.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Stephen Lee Taller Ben Shahn Archive, Gift of Dolores S. Taller
Copyright
© Estate of Ben Shahn / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Accession Year
2002
Object Number
2002.189
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Booklet made up of seven sheets, folded and stapled. Pages numbered sequentially in graphite (rectos and versos numbered separately). Notes inscribed throughout about typesetting, etc.
Publication History

Stephen Lee Taller and Frances K. Pohl, Remembering Ben Shahn: Selections from the Stephen Lee Taller Collection, exh. cat., Judah L. Magnes Museum (Berkeley, California, 1998), p. 10.

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