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Rafting

Dublin Core

Title

Rafting

Creator

Halper, Roe

Format

37 x 44 1/2 inches

Identifier

806

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

Media

Acrylic

Media Details

Acrylic on canvas

Signature Position

Signed, lower right

Citation

Halper, Roe, “Rafting,” Westport Public Schools Digital Collections, accessed July 18, 2019, https://collections.westportps.org/items/show/890.

Item Relations

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