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    • Cumberland - Railroad Yard

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Railroads; Railroad yards; Railroad switches;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of the Cumberland Railroad Yard in Cumberland, Maryland. In the foreground, a railroad switch operator is shown pulling a lever to move an approaching train from one track to another. In the background, railroad...
    • Woodland Stream, Baltimore County

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Landscapes; Parks--Maryland; Forests and Fields; Rocks; Trees; Rivers;
    • Pen and ink and wash drawing by Aaron Sopher of a stream in a forest. Several logs and stones are scattered throughout the water. Trees and large rocky outcroppings surround the stream. Titled and signed by the artist in the bottom right corner....
    • Rocks - Baltimore County, Md.

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Landscapes; Parks--Maryland; Forests and Fields; Trees; Rocks;
    • Pen and ink and watercolor landscape drawing by Aaron Sopher of rocks and trees. Signed by the artist in the bottom left. This drawing appears to be part of a series that Sopher did of various scenes in Double Rock Park, located in Parkville,...
    • Untitled landscape

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Landscapes; Parks--Maryland; Forests and Fields; Rocks;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of an outcropping of rocks in the woods. In the background of the drawing, a couple sit on top of a large boulder. Signed by the artist in the bottom right corner. This drawing appears to be part of a series of...
    • 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.
    • View from Maryland Yacht Club, Baltimore

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Yacht clubs--Maryland--Baltimore;
    • Pen and ink and wash drawing by Aaron Sopher of a view from the Maryland Yacht Club in Baltimore. The view looks out over the water, where a few small boats are anchored in the distance. On the opposite shore are mostly several factories and...
    • Picnic

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Picknicking; Outdoor cookery; Rocks; Forests and Fields; Trees;
    • Pen and ink and watercolor drawing by Aaron Sopher of a group of people picnicking in the woods. In the foreground, a woman is shown from behind sitting next to a large log. Next to her, several other people stand and sit on top of a large, flat...
    • On the Rocks

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Landscapes; Parks--Maryland; Forests and Fields; Rocks; Trees; Rivers
    • Pen and ink and watercolor drawing by Aaron Sopher of a group of women on rocks in the middle of a stream. All of the women are crouched or kneeling, and appear to be washing or dipping their hands in the water. The stream is surrounded by trees....
    • Woods, Baltimore County, Md.

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Landscapes; Parks--Maryland; Forests and Fields; Rocks; Trees;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of rocks and trees in the woods. Titled, signed, and dated by the artist in the bottom right of the drawing. This drawing appears to be part of a series of that Sopher did of various scenes in Double Rock Park,...
    • Fallen Tree

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Landscapes; Parks--Maryland; Forests and Fields; Rocks; Trees;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of a fallen tree in a forest. The tree appears to have fallen across part of a small stream. It is surrounded by by other trees, tree stumps, and rocky outcroppings. Signed, titled, and dated by the artist in the...
    • Conestoga Wagon

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Wagons; Transportation;
    • Pen and ink and crayon drawing by Aaron Sopher of a Conestoga wagon. The wagon is pulled by horses along a road. One man sits on the side of the wagon, another on one of the horses, and a third man walks behind the wagon. A second wagon is visible...
    • 9th Annual Maryland Show no. 9

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Art; Baltimore Museum of Art--Exhibitions;
    • Pen and ink and wash drawing by Aaron Sopher of a small crowd viewing artwork exhibited in the Maryland Show. An older woman wearing a hat and coat stands in the foreground of the drawing. Behind her, a bust is displayed on a pedestal. A number of...
    • February's Slump

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Invalids; Sick; February;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of a sick man slouched in a chair. The man is seen in profile. He wears an ice pack on his head, and his feet soak in a bucket of water. Next to him is a table with bottles of medicine on it. The drawing is...
    • March- As March marches on and winter wanes, etc.

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); March (Month); Seasons; Weather;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of a man standing in the rain blowing his nose or sneezing into a handkerchief. The man wears a top hat, coat, scarf, and boots. The drawing is marked as though it was intended for use on page 25 of the...
    • Harriet Tubman - Heroine of the Underground Railway

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913; Underground Railroad; Slavery
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of an African American woman, presumed to be Harriet Tubman, and an African American man. The woman wears a kerchief in her hair, and stands tall. She has her arm around the man and supports his weight, as he...
    • Divorce in the Free State

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Divorce; Courts;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of a courtroom scene depicting a man and woman getting divorced. On the left, the a heavyset woman wearing a dress and bonnet wipes tears from her eyes with a handkerchief. She holds an umbrella or parasol in the...
    • 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...
    • Maryland Beaten Biscuits Recipe

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Baking; Cookery--Maryland;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of a domestic kitchen scene. A woman wearing an apron stands over a table kneading dough. She is surrounded by four girls wearing dresses and bows in their hair. One little girl holds a piece of sheet music, and...
    • "Oh-Sha-Na-See" and the bivalve

    • 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 a Native American man who has just stepped on a clam or some other type of bivalve. The man grimaces in pain and grasps his foot in his hand. He wears a single feather in his hair. The drawing is marked as...

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