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The Migration Series, Panel no. 37: Many migrants found work in the steel industry.

Instead of focusing on the reason for leaving or the journey of the migrants, this panel instead depicts a reality for the migrants upon arriving in the North. Commenting on the rapid industrialization of the United States during the first part of the 20th century, Lawrence depicts molten metal being rapidly poured, a task completed by many workers in metal-working factories. The bright yellow liquid with streaks of blue illuminates the space, acting as the light source for this panel.
SKU: 64037
Creator: Jacob Lawrence
Date: between 1940 and 1941
Original Medium: Casein tempera on hardboard
Original Size: 12 x 18 in.
Location: The Phillips Collection
© 2016 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Paper SizePortrait / LandscapeUnframedFramed
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Small11x14 / 14x11$24$159
Medium16x20 / 20x16$45$219
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