Hearst Over the People

Barbara Morgan, American, 1900 - 1992


1939; print about 1982

Gelatin silver print [photomontage]

Image: 13 7/16 × 16 15/16 in. (34.2 × 43 cm)

Sheet: 15 7/8 × 19 15/16 in. (40.4 × 50.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Nils and Kara Morgan



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Signed, in plate, lower right: Barbara Morgan [in script]; signed and dated, in ink, lower right margin: Barbara Morgan - 1939 [in script]; titled, in ink, lower left margin: HEARST OVER the PEOPLE; signed, dated, and titled, in ink, on reverse, center: HEARST OVER THE PEOPLE - 1939- C. 1982- (photomontage) [in script, entire line underscored] / Barbara Morgan [in script]; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower right: 16

Published References

Barbara Morgan, Barbara Morgan, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York: Morgan & Morgan, copyright 1972, ill. p. 112; Barbara Morgan, Barbara Morgan, Photomontage, Dobbs Ferry, New York: Morgan & Morgan, 1980, ill. p. 14; Barbara Morgan, Masters of Photography, Hong Kong: Aperture Foundation, 1999, ill. p. 83.


The artist; Nils [her grandson] and Kara Morgan, Redding, Connecticut; given to present collection, 2007.

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