Sible Akins and her Grandmother

Mike Disfarmer, American, 1884 - 1959


about 1940

Gelatin silver print

Overall: 5 3/8 × 3 7/16 in. (13.7 × 8.8 cm)

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



North America, United States


20th century

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Not on view


Inscribed on reverse, in graphite, vertically across center: Sible [crossed out] Akins and her / grandmother. Sible was 11 years / old; inscribed on reverse, in black ink, lower left corner: Aunt Louester / daughter + / grandma Taylor; inscribed, on reverse of paper mount, in graphite, top left: DFSOZA80; imprinted on reverse of paper mount, in black ink, lower center: ORIGINAL / DISFARMER / PHOTOGRAPH; [Note: reverse is printed as a postcard]


Collection of Michael Mattis, Scarsdale, New York; sold to Harley and Stephen C. Osman, Stamford, Connecticut; given to present collection, 2006.

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