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John Q. Public visits the dump at 19th st. and Wolcott av. with James J. Creed, superintendent of the city dumps, and Mrs. Walter J. Kelly, head of the OCD's waste fats salvage division, where he is shown how tin cans picked up by city garbage trucks are deposited for shipment to detinning plants.

A work made of gelatin silver prints with paper and paint collaged.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver prints with paper and paint collaged.

Date:

1943, published July 23, 1943

Artist:

Vaughn Shoemaker
American, 1902–1991

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Vaughn Shoemaker

Title

John Q. Public visits the dump at 19th st. and Wolcott av. with James J. Creed, superintendent of the city dumps, and Mrs. Walter J. Kelly, head of the OCD's waste fats salvage division, where he is shown how tin cans picked up by city garbage trucks are deposited for shipment to detinning plants.

Place

United States (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1943

Medium

Gelatin silver prints with paper and paint collaged

Dimensions

Image/paper: 20.5 × 26.3 cm (8 1/8 × 10 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Robin and Sandy Stuart

Reference Number

2011.313

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