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Clam Digger

Clam Digger

Danvers artist Richard Ellery (1909-1993) created these drawings for the Works Progress Administration, which he joined in 1935. They are two of a series that depicted New Englanders working at their occupations, in this case a clam digger. Ellery also created murals for the Danvers Town Hall, which still exist, and painted numerous portraits of Danvers residents.