Carver as an Artist

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Carver in art class at                       Carver won honorable mention       Carver painted all his life                                       Simpson College in 1892                   at the Chicago Exposition in 1893

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         Carver painted landscapes,plants and flowers.   He produced dyes from peanut shells.

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Susan Carver taught, the young boy, Carver, how to knit crochet and embroider.  He worked in the house helping her since he was sickly as a child.

. wpe3C.jpg (13409 bytes) Carver also made crafts from farm wastes

 

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