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Abstract

Dublin Core

Title

Abstract

Creator

Halper, Roe

Format

20 1/2 x 26 3/4 inches (framed)
13 3/4 x 18 inches (mat opening)

Identifier

466

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Biography

Roe Halper is a professional fine artist working in pen and ink, low relief wood carvings, acrylic painting and clay sculpture.

According to Woody Klein’s book "Westport, Connecticut," Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke at Temple Israel on Friday night, May 22, 1964. Westport artist Roe Halper presented King with three woodcarvings, representing the civil rights struggle. He hung them proudly in the front hallway of his Atlanta home.

Category

Library - Black-and-white Drawing Collection

Media

Ink and wash

Signature Position

Signed, lower right

Tags

Citation

Halper, Roe, “Abstract,” Westport Public Schools Digital Collections, accessed April 25, 2019, https://collections.westportps.org/items/show/552.

Item Relations

This Item dcterms:relation Item: Westport Public Library
This Item dcterms:creator Item: Roe Halper