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Detail of "Mississippi Town Negro Quarter"

Artist:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1936
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
8.7 x 13.8 cm (3 7/16 x 5 7/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Gift of Arnold H. Crane, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.742.32
Rights and Reproduction:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not on view
Inscription: Photographer's stamp on print, verso C: "WALKER EVANS"; collector's stamp on print, verso LR: "COLLECTION // ARNOLD H. CRANE, CHICAGO, U.S.A."; inscribed in pencil in hand of Arnold Crane, verso LL, LR: "Miss. Town // Negro St. // AHG", "withdrawn 12/71 // AHC"
Walker Evans; Arnold H. Crane, late 1960s

Munich. Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus. "Walker Evans, Amerika," August 15, 1990–October 15, 1990.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Johnson Gallery, Selections from the Collection 15," December 9, 1996–March 9, 1997.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Walker Evans," February 1, 2000–May 14, 2000.

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. "Walker Evans," June 2, 2000–September 12, 2000.

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. "Walker Evans," December 17, 2000–March 4, 2001.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Walker Evans and the Picture Postcard," February 3, 2009–May 24, 2009.

Evans, Walker. Walker Evans: Photographs for the Farm Security Administration, 1935–1938. New York: De Capo Press, 1973. no. 133.

Brix, Michael, and Birgit Mayer, ed. Walker Evans: Amerika: Bilder aus den Jahren der Depression. Munich: Lenbachhaus Kunstbau, 1990. no. 105.

Hambourg, Maria Morris, Doug Eklund, Mia Fineman, and Jeff L. Rosenheim. Walker Evans. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. no. 74.



This 3½x5" photograph is printed on Kodak postcard stock Azo paper from the lower central part of an 8x10" negative. The RA negative number is: RA 8076A; the original RA title and date is "Negroes in front of a shop, Vicksburg, Mississippi, March 1936.
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