University Museums

Title: Deserted
Name: Print
Date: 1936-1937
Period: Depression Era
Medium: Lithograph
Country/Culture: American
Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. (26.7 x 31.8 cm)
Classification: Prints and Printing Plates
Credit Line: Transferred from the Applied Art Department, Iowa State University. In the permanent collection, Brunnier Art Museum, University Museusms, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
Object Number: UM82.222
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A large vacant home is seen with weed growth enveloping the driveway. Stylized trees allude to shapes hidden within, thus adding to the haunting atmosphere. Many were left in financial ruin after the stock market crashed, thus buildings and homes were left financially and physically abandoned.