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A Ferry Landing, Vicksburg, Mississippi

Artist:
Walker Evans (American, St. Louis, Missouri 1903–1975 New Haven, Connecticut)
Date:
1936
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
8.6 x 13.7 cm (3 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.1077
Rights and Reproduction:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Not on view
Jan Groover and Bruce Boice to Sotheby's New York; Purchased April 17 1991, Lot 41

Negative date: February 1936 This postcard stock photograph is the central portion of an 8 x 10" negative in the collection of the Library of Congress. The entire negative was captioned by Evans: "A Ferry Landing, Vicksburg, Mississippi, February 1936". The L of C number is: "LC-USF342-1299A". See American Photographs, Section II, plate 15, for another view of the same steamboat docked across the Mississippi River from Vicksburg, Mississippi.
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