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Francis Luis Mora sketched scenes on the trolleys, subways and on the Staten Island Ferry, and produced a series of compelling Ashcan paintings. 

 

 

 On the Elevated, c1922-1924, oil on canvas, 16 x 12 inches, Private Collection.  Note:  The mustached gentleman in the background appears in several of Mora's New York scenes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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