Item: Anthracite coal WPA print, circa 1931-1944

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Record Number: 13462
Original Format: Prints
Dimensions: 24.1 by 31.2 cm
Inscription text: The word "anthracite" is derived from the Greek word "anthraces" which was used in the first mention of coal about 371 B. C.
Theophrastus a Greek philosopher mentions in his treatise on stones, "fossil substances found in the way Olympias called coals, which kindle and burn like wood coals."
Image description: W.P.A. print regarding the etymology of "Anthracite." This print was completed sometime between 1931-1944 by an unamed artist.

This online record contains one image that depicts one print from folder three. The folder contains five identical copies of this print.