Photo © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1970.1346
People
Ben Shahn, American (Kovno (now Kaunas), Lithuania 1898 - 1969 New York, NY)
Title
Untitled (unemployed trappers, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
October 1935
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, Louisiana, Plaquemines
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/301949
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
sheet; actual: 20.1 x 25.3 cm (7 15/16 x 9 15/16 in.)
image: 16.5 x 24.7 cm (6 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: inscribed in graphite on verso, upper center, upside down: Unemployed trappers, Louisiana Oct. 1935; inscribed in graphite on verso, center, upside down: 6157-4; inscribed in red crayon on verso, lower left, upside down: K-23
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Bernarda Bryson Shahn
Copyright
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Object Number
P1970.1346
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Davis Pratt, ed., The Photographic Eye of Ben Shahn, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 1975), 44

Exhibition History

Power of Pictures: Social Documentary Photography in America, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, 11/27/2004 - 01/16/2005

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