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A Carpenter's Shop - Toledo

Accession Number
2000/2.143.3

Title
A Carpenter's Shop - Toledo

Artist(s)
J. Craig Annan

Artist Nationality
British (modern)

Object Creation Date
1913

Medium & Support
photogravure on paper

Dimensions
12 7/16 in x 9 1/16 in x 9/16 in (31.59 cm x 23.02 cm x 1.43 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952

Subject matter
This image depicts a workshop, identified as a carpenter's shop by the title. The center of the frame is the entrance to the shop, again framed by two large doors that are propped open. Above the doors are three windows, each with a sill containing potted plants. Inside the shop, four men work, and two young boys walk in, the one on the right carrying a basket. The human subjects are minimized, whereas the formal qualities and shadows of the architectural elements become the main subject of the composition.

Physical Description
A photograph of an open shop front with four men inside. Two young boys walk toward the large open doors, one carrying a basket. Above the doors are three windows with potted plants on the sills. 

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
architecture (discipline)
carpenters
children (people by age group)
doorways
men (male humans)
stores
window sills

3 Related Resources

Work and Workers
(Part of 9 Learning Collections)
Social realism, mid-19th century to mid-20th century
(Part of 8 Learning Collections)

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