Miami Woman / Charles Banks Wilson

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Title(s): 
Miami Woman
Creator(s): 
Charles Banks Wilson
Culture: 
American
Date: 
1981
Materials/Techniques: 
graphite on paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 x 9 3/4 in. (30.5 x 24.8 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
1327.2130
Department: 
Signed, "CBW-81" in lower left on recto; Inscribed, "Miami Woman" and "½ Scotch - 92 yrs -" in lower left on recto; Inscribed, "Emma Gordon McBee - adopted into the Quapaw Tribe - and on whose land the first lead and zinc was discovered in the Commerce Field - OK" across bottom of drawing; Inscribed, "MIAMI WOMAN Just as indomitable as she looks here. The first big lead and zinc discovery in the Picher, Okla. mining area was made on her Indian Allotment. Drawn as she sat in a wheelchair in a nursing home." on mat.
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