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Collection Art-2D Collection
Catalog Number 1984.2.1
Object Name Print
Description "Dempstertown Shovel 1922-1932," 1976, offset lithograph by James Asher. It features a large steam shovel with three operators at mid level and one at the left on its tracks. The title is printed at bottom middle. On the right is the edition number, hand numbered and signed. Printed at the bottom left is "From the Collection of Lorena Dempster Ruby."
Edition: "Limited Edition / (Jim Asher) No. 86 of 200"

The image refers to Dempster Mines, located about 20 miles from Madisonville, Kentucky. Called Dempstertown.

Title Dempstertown Shovel 1922-1932
Date 1976
Role of Creator Artist
Creator Asher, James
Medium ink
Material paper
Technique offset lithograph
Dimensions H-22.5 W-17.437 inches
Place of Origin US
Subjects Mining