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From the archives: Claire Leighton and A Connection to the Land

May 14, 2021
In this blogpost from 2016, Renee Klann ‘19 wrote about how, rather than focusing on the picturesque qualities of the landscape, Claire Leighton chose to portray the people who worked the land.
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