A great etching and aquatint, image size 5 7/8 x 8 3/4 inches, c. 1930s, pencil signed. Beatrice Cuming was a WPA artist who specialized in urban and industrial scenes of New York and New England. In this etching, she beautifully captures the atmosphere of a railway station at night, the billowing plumes of steam from the trains illuminated by glowing streetlights against the deep night sky.
A fine pencil drawing by Dexter Dawes done on a heavy weight paper. It measures 7 5/8 x 11 inches. Dawes was born in Englewood, NJ and went on to study at New York City's Art Student League. He summered in Marlboro, NH surrounded by beautiful gardens with views of Mount Monadnock which became the inspiration for many of his lithographs and paintings. He belonged to a number of associations including the National Arts Club.