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

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.

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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