Homer, Laura, and Alton Jackson

Mike Disfarmer, American, 1884 - 1959

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February 26, 1940

Gelatin silver print

Sheet: 5 7/16 × 3 7/16 in. (13.8 × 8.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Harley and Stephen C. Osman, Class of 1956, Tuck 1957

2005.83.17

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed and dated, in graphite, on reverse right center, parallel to right margin: From Laura and Family to Amy and / Family, With love. Made Feb. 26, 1940; inscribed, in ink, on reverse right center, parallel to right margin: Homer Laura Alton Jackson; stamped, on reverse left center, parallel to left margin: POST CARD / CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS; stamped, on reverse upper left, parallel to left margin: PLACE / STAMP / HERE; numbered, in graphite, on paper mat reverse upper center: DFSOZA70.

Course History

ARTH 17, The Power of Place: Urban and Rural Images in American Art, 1900-1945, Sarah Powers, Winter 2014

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.

A Space for Dialogue 33, Picturing Family in "The South", Legacies of the American Civil War, Sophia Hutson, Class of 2006, Kathryn and Caroline Conroy Curatorial Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 29-October 22, 2006.

Publication History

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 179, no. 149.

Annual Report 2005-6, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2006, ill. p.19.

Provenance

Collection of Michael Mattis, Scarsdale, New York; sold to Harley and Stephen C. Osman, Stamford, Connecticut; given to present collection, 2005.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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