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In Memoriam - Chair City, Joseph Carr Cartoon, 1982
TitleIn Memoriam - Chair City, Joseph Carr Cartoon, 1982
Full Size Imagehttp://dlib.cwmars.org/cdm4/images/full_size/mwcc/1.jpg
SubjectGardner (Mass.)--History--Caricatures and cartoons; Furniture industry and trade--Caricatures and cartoons; Furniture industry and trade--Hazardous wastes; Furniture industry and trade--Massachusetts--Gardner
DescriptionA political cartoon entitled, "In Memoriam - Chair City, Gardner Massachusetts" drawn by W. Joseph Carr and dated March 9, 1982. The cartoon shows a hazardous waste drum in an overgrown field with a chair on top. The drum's waste is leaking and drips down the side to the ground below. Joseph Carr was a noted furniture designer, artist, cartoonist and sculptor from Gardner, Massachusetts. He worked for the Heywood-Wakefield Company as a furniture designer from 1936 till the company closed its doors in 1979. He also did freelance furniture designs for a variety of furniture companies including S. Bent & Brothers, Inc.
CreatorCarr, William Joseph, 1910-1999
PublisherC/WMARS http://www.cwmars.org/
Date1982-05-09
TypeImage
Formatimage/jpg
IdentifierCARR-001
Languageen-US
RelationIs part of the W. Joseph Carr Collection, LaChance Library, Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, Massachusetts, http://www.mwcc.edu/Html/Library/index.html. For further information, see the Greater Gardner Furniture History Documentary Project website, http://www.mwcc.edu/gardnerfurniture/default.html.
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