"Uncle Monday" WOMAN WHO FED HER HUSBAND A LEG Pen & Ink Drawing

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"Uncle Monday" WOMAN WHO FED HER HUSBAND A LEG Pen & Ink Drawing

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Title:  

"Uncle Monday" WOMAN WHO FED HER HUSBAND A LEG Pen & Ink Drawing
Date:
1999-2000
Creator:
Petterson, Kitty K. (artist)

Content Description: 

Drawing, Pen & Ink. From Uncle Monday & Other Folk Tales by Dr. Kristin Congden, this illustrates Woman Who Fed Her Husband a Leg Which She Dug Up From the Cemetery-I Want My Leg Back. VI. Shows a bedroom with double bed with a man asleep. His wife, in nightgown and bare feet, is crawling under the bed. On far side of room is a ghostly figure of a one-legged man dressed in a suit. He is holding a doorknob and a cane. Left leg is gone at hip and right pants leg has been cut out at knee. Man looks anguished. Illustrates a Spanish folktale from Ybor City, FL.

Physical Description: 

H: 12 " W: 8 5/8"

Location:
500 S Bronough St,Florida,Tallahassee,32399
Identifier:
2003M.011.048

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