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Child in a Slum
woodcut
Date Made/Found: 1950
Material and Medium: woodcut on paper
Dimensions: Sight size: 203 x 160mm Image size: 188 x 141mm
Department: Visual Art
Accession Number: VIS.5280
Ern Brooks was from Manchester. He was a member of the Communist Party and a committed political activist. Brooks made many banners for demonstrations and activist conferences. He rejected the gallery world, and also worked as a commercial artist to support himself and his ongoing artistic practice.
Display Location: Weston Park Museum

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