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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1970.2808
People
Ben Shahn, American (Kovno (now Kaunas), Lithuania 1898 - 1969 New York, NY)
Title
Untitled (medicine show, Huntingdon, Tennessee)
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
October 1935, printed later
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, Tennessee, Huntingdon
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/303717
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
sheet; actual: 20.5 x 25.5 cm (8 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)
image: 16.7 x 24.3 cm (6 9/16 x 9 9/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: inscribed in graphite on verso, upper left and center: A medicine show audience in Huntingdon, Tenn. Photo by Shahn, Oct. 1935; inscribed in graphite on verso, upper right: 21047 [over] 6166 [over] M2P; inscribed in red graphite on verso, upper left: 134; stamped in black ink on verso, upper center: Reproduced from the collections of the Library of Congress; inscribed in graphite on verso, lower left, upside down: 21047 [over] 6185 [over] M1P
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Robert M. Sedgwick II Fund
Copyright
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Object Number
P1970.2808
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), 104

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