Power on the Farm

 
Power on the Farm
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  • Title :     Power on the Farm
  • Artist:     Lester Beall Designer Rural Electrification Administration, US Department of Agric Publisher
  • Accession:     TD1991.174.9
  • Country:     United States
  • Date:     1938
  • Dimensions:     Inches 41-3/8 31-3/8 Dimensions, mounted Inches 40 29-7/8 Dimensions, sheet, Centimeters 105.1 79.7 Dimensions, mounted Centimeters 101.6 75.9 Dimensions, sheet
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
  • Collection Theme:     WPA and the New Deal
  • Subject:     Rural , Technology , Laborers/Workers , New Deal , Electricity , Great Depression
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1991.174.9.JPG
  • Tags:     WPA and the New Deal~Industrial Design~Posters and Printed Ephemera
Description:
Ink on paper silkscreen poster mounted on linen depicting a photomontage set against a blue and white striped background; image of a farmer sharpening a tool using a mechanized wheel with motor.