Space-Watcher Light Drawing

Barbara Morgan, American, 1900 - 1992


1940; print about 1980s

Gelatin silver print

Image: 13 1/4 × 10 11/16 in. (33.7 × 27.2 cm)

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

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



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, in ink, on reverse, in center: Barbara Morgan- 1940 [in script, with wavy underscore]; incribed, in ink, on reverse, upper center: SPACE-WATCHER [with wavy underscore] / Light Drawing - [in script]; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, upper right: A; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower left: [inverted A]; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower right: 18.

Published References

Barbara Morgan, Barbara Morgan, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York: Morgan & Morgan, copyright 1972, ill. p. 143.


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

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