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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 13.7 cm (3 7/16 x 5 3/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, and Randi and Bob Fisher Gift, 1996
Accession Number:
1996.167.2
Rights and Reproduction:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed in ink on print, verso C, BL: "W.E. // c/o Mr. Mabry//Museum of Modern Art", "7. Mississippi Town negro quarter"
artist; Bobbi Carrey; Mack Lee

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. 75.



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