© Estate of Peggy Bacon. Photograph and digital image © Delaware Art Museum. Not for reproduction or publication.
Close Quarters
Date: 1932
Medium: Drypoint
Dimensions: plate: 4 7/8 × 6 15/16 in. (12.4 × 17.6 cm) sheet: 9 5/8 × 12 7/16 in. (24.4 × 31.6 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Helen Farr Sloan, 1988
Object Number: 1988-15
About: This etching captures the tight space shared by passengers traveling to Europe by ship. Bacon, pictured brushing her teeth, had personal experience of this, having traveled abroad with her husband who had a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1931.
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