Art/ Collection/ Art Object

[Migrant Camp During Pea Harvesting, San Luis Obispo County, California]

Artist:
Dorothea Lange (American, 1895–1965)
Date:
February 1936
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
18.7 x 24.4 cm (7 3/8 x 9 5/8 in. )
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, Jennifer and Joseph Duke Gift, 2000
Accession Number:
2000.351.7
Not on view
Inscription: Stamped in black ink on print, verso C: "PLEASE CREDIT // F.S.A. // FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION // PHOTO BY: LANGE"; inscribed in pencil on print, verso BC: "Migrant pea picker's camp- // California."; inscribed in pencil on print, verso BL: "Migrants 8[circled]"; incribed in pencil on print, verso BR: "1783-C"
Farm Security Administration; Russell Lee, before 1939; Estate of Doris Lee, first wife of Russell Lee; [Howard Greenberg/Photofind Gallery, Woodstock, New York, 1984]; Estate of Berrien Thorn; [Richard Sheppard/Danbury Antiques, Suttons Bay, MI, 1999].

Taylor, Paul S. Dorothea Lange: Farm Security Administration Photographs, 1935-1939, from the Library of Congress, edited by Howard M. Levin, and Katherine Northrup. Vol. 1. 1st ed. Glencoe, Ill.: Text-Fiche Press, 1980. no. 2-16.

Heyman, Therese Thau, Sandra Phillips, and John Szarkowski. Dorothea Lange: American Photographs. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1994. pl. 17.



Original RA/FSA caption reads: February 1936. Migrant camp in California during the pea harvesting. San Obispo County. [LC USF34-1783-C]

See also: Library of Congress, Washington, DC, Farm Security Administration (FSA) # 8b27062
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