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    • Head of Christ

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Jesus Christ--Art;
    • Watercolor portrait by Aaron Sopher of Jesus Christ. Christ's head is tilted downward, and he wears the crown of thorns. The portrait is done in dark, somber colors (black, brown, grey, and dark blue and purple).
    • Race Track Characters

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Racetracks (Horse racing);
    • Watercolor portrait by Aaron Sopher of a man at a racetrack. The man wears a suit, dark colored shirt, yellow patterned tie, and a fedora-style hat. In his hand he holds up a piece of paper, most likely a tip sheet or a betting sheet. Over the...
    • Double Rock

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Landscapes; Parks--Maryland; Forests and Fields; Rocks; Watercolor painting;
    • Watercolor by Aaron Sopher of an outcropping of rocks and boulders in the woods. Signed by the artist in the bottom right. The setting of this watercolor is Double Rock Park, located in Parkville, Maryland.
    • At the Track

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Racing; Racetracks (Horse racing);
    • Pen, ink and watercolor drawing by Aaron Sopher of two women at a racetrack. The women face one another in conversation. Both wear hats, and the woman on the left smokes a cigarette. Behind them, three other people are shown in the stands- a man...
    • Pimlico, 1941, no. 28

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Horse racing; Racetracks (Horse racing)--Maryland--Baltimore;
    • Pen, ink and wash drawing by Aaron Sopher of a scene at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. In the foregound, a woman is shown woman is shown in profile. She carries a pencil and paper in one hand. A crowd of well-dressed onlookers are...
    • The Shot Tower

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Architecture, Industrial; Shot Tower (Baltimore, MD);
    • Pen and ink drawing of by Aaron Sopher of the Baltimore Shot Tower. The drawing was created as an illustration for "Maryland, A Guide to the Old Line State" (published in 1940 by the Writers' Program of the Works' Project Administration in the...
    • The Weather for 1941

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Weather; World War II;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher. In the center of the drawing, the title "The Weather for 1941" is written in pencil. On the sides of the drawing are two columns, each with different figures and scenes related to the weather and seasons. At the...
    • Industry or Labor

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Labor; Industries;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher. A man wearing a workhat and overalls appears in the foreground, with a line of workers behind him. In the background, a factory with smokestacks is visible. The drawing was created as an illustration for...
    • Untitled (Loading a B&O Railroad Car)

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Railroads; Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of workers loading and unloading items from railroad cars. One car has "B&O" written on the back. The artist's initials are written in the bottom right corner. (Editor's note: The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad...
    • June

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); June (Month); Housekeeping;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of women cleaning the stoops of their rowhomes. The woman in the foreground wears a kerchief and glasses. She crouches intently over her front steps, and uses a scrub brush and bucket. In the background, two men...
    • Agriculture

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Agriculture;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of two workers in a field. In the foreground of the drawing, a man is shown in profile kneeling in a bed of crops. In the background, a man carrying a basket on his shoulder is shown from behind. The drawing was...
    • Agriculture

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Agriculture;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of two workers in a field of crops. Both men hold rakes or hoes. In the background a barn and silos are visible. The drawing was created as an illustration for "Maryland, A Guide to the Old Line State" (published...
    • Untitled drawing for the Baltimore Almanac

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Indians of North America;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of two Native Americans. In the foreground, a Native American man is shown wearing 18th century American dress- a long coat, a vest, breeches, stockings, and heeled shoes. In one hand, he holds a walking stick or...
    • Untitled drawing for the Baltimore Almanac

    • Sopher, Aaron, 1905-1972; Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration.; Writers' Program (U.S.); Indians of North America;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of two Native Americans. In the foreground, a Native American man is shown wearing 18th century American dress- a long coat, a vest, breeches, stockings, and heeled shoes. In one hand, he holds a walking stick or...
    • George Washington and Maryland Hospitality

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Washington, George, 1732-1799; Hospitality;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of two men sleeping. One man sleeps in a wooden bed. His hairstyle appears to be of the 18th century, as does his hat which hangs on the bedpost. The other man sleeps on the floor. He wears a hat, and clutches a...
    • Untitled drawing for the Baltimore Almanac

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Indians of North America;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of two men facing each other. The scene takes place inside a room. On the left, a tall Native American man is shown standing in profile with his arms crossed. He wears feathers in his cropped hair, a coat with a...
    • Baltimore Museum of Art, no. 11, March 1941

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Baltimore Museum of Art;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of the interior of the Baltimore Museum of Art. In the foreground left, a woman stands in profile. She wears a hat, coat, and holds a pocketbook. In the foreground right, a heavyset man also stands in profile. He...
    • Oriole Cafeteria, Baltimore

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Cafeterias; Oriole Cafeteria (Baltimore, MD);
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of the interior of an Oriole Cafeteria. The central figure is a woman, seen in profile, seated at table smoking a cigarette. In the background, a variety of other customers are shown eating, drinking, and...
    • Baltimore Cafeteria

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Cafeterias;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of the interior of a Baltimore cafeteria. The drawing depicts various cafeteria customers eating, reading the newspaper, and conversing with one another. At the right hand side of the drawing is the cafeteria...
    • Demeter

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Demeter (Greek deity); Mythology, Greek;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of the Greek goddess Demeter. In the foreground, Demeter lies sleeping in a field. She is partially clothed and a lit torch is on the ground in front of her. Behind her, the figure of a small man is shown from...

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