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MICHAEL J. GALLAGHER   (1898-1965)
Noted for scenes of the city life and the Pennsylvania coal mining region, Michael J. Gallagher was director of the Philadelphia Works Progress Administrationís Printmaking Workshop. There, with Dox Thrash and Hugh Mesibov, he was instrumental in the development of a new intaglio process, the carborundum print. Work by Michael J. Gallagher is in the permanent collections the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, Dc, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, the New York Public Library, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Los Angeles County Museum of art, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Philadelphia Public Library, the Everhart Museum, Scranton, and Princeton University, Museum, New Jersey.
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Last Shift, 1937



Ladies Entrance (Scranton, PA), 1937, about



Old Barn, 1940



Song of the Axe , 1930, about



Mine Cave-In, 1936



The Sun in the West (also titled Mississippi Flatboat), 1931



Immigrants (also titled The North Begins to Hustle), 1931



Cowboy (also titled The End of the Frontier), 1931



Sunday Afternoon (also titled Sunday Evening), 1936



Coal Picker II, 1940