White Angel Breadline, San Francisco

Dorothea Lange, American, 1895 - 1965


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negative 1932, print 1940s

Gelatin silver enlargement print

Image: 13 7/16 × 10 1/2 in. (34.1 × 26.7 cm)

Sheet: 13 15/16 × 11 in. (35.4 × 27.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through gifts from the Class of 1955

© Oakland Museum of California, the City of Oakland, gift of Paul S. Taylor



North America, United States


20th century

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Not on view


Stamped, on reverse, in black ink, repeated three times: PHOTOGRAPH BY / DOROTHEA LANGE / 1163 EUCLID AVENUE / BERKELEY / CALIFORNIA

Course History

COLT 10.21, Coming to America, Gerd Gemunden, Spring 2019

SART 29, Photography I, Christina Seely, Spring 2019

ENGS 7.02, Climate Change, Mary Albert, Winter 2019

SART 17.9, The Photographer as Activist: Making Art Inspired by the Hood Museum‘s Collection, Virginia Beahan, Winter 2015

ARTH 16.2, Women in Art, Kristin O‘Rourke, Fall 2014

ARTH 17, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Spring 2013

ARTH 86, Senior Seminar in Art Historical Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

American Works on Paper to 1950: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-December 9, 2007.

America's Great Depression; Through the Eyes of Three Women Photographers, Israel Sack Gallery [American Works on Paper wall], Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May-August 2010.

Publication History

John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 153, ill. plate no. 84.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 175, no. 145.


Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2005.

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