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Description about the painting :
This painting is about the Deaf Heritage in Martha's Vineyard back in the mid 1600's and ended in 1952.
The painting shows DNA structures because of the deaf genes were among many families living in Martha's Vineyard. Hands were shown in Chilmark, West Tisbury and other smaller towns where most Deaf families lived and worked as farmers and fishermen.
See link about the Deaf Vineyarders.