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Winter of our Discontent.
Judith Jaidinger created this black and white wood engraving as a 2001 holiday card to express her feelings following the September 11 terrorist attacks.

The engraving depicts the New York skyline under the weeping head of the Statue of Liberty, more...


Location: World Trade Center
Object #: 2003.0082
Source: Judith Jaidinger Szesko


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Commemorative engravings
Description: This collection of two fine art engravings reflects one artist's emotional response to the events of September 11.

Context: Artists often explore contemporary issues in their artwork. Here the American wood engraver, Judith Jaidinger, expresses her feelings following the September 11 terrorist attacks.

These September 11 wood engravings join other earlier Jaidinger work in the National Museum of American History collections.


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Replenished Faith
This wood engraving by Judith Jaidinger for her 2002 holiday card expresses her feelings one year after the terrorist attacks. The card depicts a young woman holding a package. She and the package are surrounded with a starry ribbon. Light shines [...]

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