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The Migration Series, Panel no. 27: Many men stayed behind until they could take their families north with them.

Jacob Lawrence ( between 1940 and 1941 )

A man buys his train ticket at the train station, while his family sits on their trunk nearby.
  • Period Twentieth-Century
  • Materials Casein tempera on hardboard
  • Object Number 1165
  • Dimensions 12 x 18 in.; 30.48 x 45.72 cm.
  • Credit Line Acquired 1942; © 2022 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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