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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

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.

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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