Alfred Petersen's Bedroom, Enfield, New Hampshire

Walker Evans, American, 1903 - 1975



Gelatin silver print

Overall: 12 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. (31.115 x 26.67 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Janet Petersen Mayers, Class of 1947W



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Dated, in ink, lower left: August, 1972; inscribed, lower center to right: To M.A. Petersen, with king regard and thanks - / Walker Evans, / Photographer

Course History

WRIT 5, Expository Writing, William Craig, Winter 2014

Exhibition History

In Residence: Contemporary Art at Dartmouth, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 18-July 6, 2014.

Publication History

Michael R. Taylor and Gerald Auten, In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. p. 59, no. 44


The artist [taken during his tenure as Artist-in-Residence at Dartmouth College, Fall 1972]; to Alfred Petersen, Enfield, New Hampshire; to his daughter, Janet Petersen Mayers, Delta, Ohio; given to present collection, 2008.

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