Dust Bowl - taken near LaMar, Colorado

Margaret Bourke-White, American, 1904 - 1971

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1954

Gelatin silver print

Overall: 16 × 19 7/8 in. (40.6 × 50.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Jane and Raphael Bernstein

2010.84.34

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Inscriptions

On print, above image: crayon notations; stamped, in blue ink, on reverse: Life Photo [Life Magazine stamp] Margaret Bourke-White; stamped: Jan 7 1955

Course History

HIST 6, NAS 30, History of the American West, Ben Madley, Winter 2012

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

ENGS 7.02, Climate Change, Mary Albert, Winter 2019

ENGL 75.2, Climate Fiction, Alysia Garrison, Spring 2019

COLT 10.21, Coming to America, Gerd Gemunden, Spring 2019

Exhibition History

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5–April 18, 2022.

Waterways: Tension and Flow, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 4-August 23, 2015.

Provenance

Sotheby's, New York, New York; sold to Jane and Raphael Bernstein, Ridgewood, New Jersey, November 6, 1984; lent to present collection, 2010; given to present collection, 2013.

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