Lena's First Day, Essex Junction, Vermont, from the project Carnival Strippers

Susan Meiselas, American, born 1948

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negative 1973; print 2012

Gelatin silver print

Sheet: 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm)

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

2012.18.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower center: Lena‘s first day / Essex Junction, Vermont / 1973; signed, in graphite, lower right: Susan Meiselas

Course History

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

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

Publication History

Susan Meiselas, Carnival Strippers, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art and Germany: Steidl Publishers, 2003, p. 125.

Kristen Lubben, editor, Susan Meiselas In History, New York: International Center of Photography and Germany: Steidl Publishers, 2008, p. 41.

Provenance

Susan Meiselas Photography, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2012.

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