Nurse Midwife

W. Eugene Smith, American, 1918 - 1978

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1951

Gelatin silver print

Overall: 9 1/4 × 13 7/16 in. (23.5 × 34.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from Andrew E. Lewin, Class of 1981

2008.63

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, in ink, on reverse of mount, center: W. Eugene Smith [in script]; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse of mount, upper center to right: FILE NURSE MIDWIFE #1; inscribed, in ink, on reverse of mount, upper left: B2; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse of mount, upper right: X75-48 / 5,000 / (1951)

Course History

ARTH 17, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Spring 2013

SART 30, SART 75, Photography II, III, Virginia Beahan, Spring 2013

ANTH 7, The Values of Medicine, Sienna Craig, Winter 2013

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Lauren Gulbas, Fall 2013

SART 17.9, The Photographer as Activist: Making Art Inspired by the Hood Museum's Collection, Virginia Beahan, Winter 2015

GEOG 17, Geopolitics and Third World Development, Patricia Lopez, Spring 2015

GEOG 17, Geopolitics and Third World Development, Patricia Lopez, Spring 2015

GEOG 72.01/AAAS 67.50/WGSS 66.09, Black Consciousness Black Feminism, Abby Neely, Spring 2022

Writing Program 5.01, Experience and Education: Students, Teachers, Institutions, and the Power of Learning, Francine A'Ness, Winter 2023

First Year Student Enrichment Program – Cultures, Identities and Belongings, Colleen Lannon, Summer 2023

First Year Student Enrichment Program - Cultures, Identities and Belongings, Mokhtar Bouba, Summer 2023

Philosophy 1.11, Art: True, Beautiful, Nasty, John Kulvicki, Summer 2023

Writing 2.05, Why Write, Anyway?, Erkki Mackey, Fall 2023

Writing 5.24, Photographic Representations, Amanda Wetsel, Fall 2023

Writing 5.25, Photographic Representations, Amanda Wetsel, Fall 2023

Writing 5.01, Experience and Education: Students, Teachers, Institutions and the Power of Learning, Francine A'Ness, Fall 2023

Anthropology 31.01, Women's Gender, and Sexuality Studies 36.01, Gender in Cross Cultural Perspectives, Sabrina Billings, Fall 2023

Anthropology 55.01, Anthropology of Global Health, Anne Sosin, Fall 2023

Creative Writing 10.02, Writing and Reading Fiction, Katherine Crouch, Fall 2023

Geography 31.01, Postcolonial Geographies, Erin Collins, Fall 2023

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 50, America: In Black and White?, Sarah Crnkovich, Class of 2009, Interpretation and Programming Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 30-May 31, 2009.

Homecoming: Domesticity and Kinship in Global African Art, Harteveldt Family Gallery, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, and Northeast Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 22, 2023–May 25, 2024.

Publication History

Sarah Crnkovich, A Space for Dialogue 50, America: In Black and White?, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2009, ill. p. 1.

Provenance

Lee Gallery, Winchester, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2008.

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