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Wild yam

By 1913-1994 Irving Rhodes Fromer

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This pen-and-ink drawing is of a wild yam (Dioscorea) with vine and leaves. The drawing is signed and dated in pencil and labeled: “Bullhead Trail.” Irving Rhodes Fromer (1913-1994) was a self-taught artist who was employed by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in the 1930s. He worked for both the TVA and the National Park Service and later lived in California, where he was known for creating socially conscious art

Topics: Botany -- Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.); Yams -- Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.);, botanicals;
Publisher: Hunter Library Digital Collections, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723;
Year: 2015
OAI identifier: oai:wcudigitalcollection.contentdm.oclc.org:p16232coll10/5234
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