Before the Show, Tunbridge, Vermont, from the project Carnival Strippers

Susan Meiselas, American, born 1948

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negative 1973; print 2012

Gelatin silver print

Sheet: 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)

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

2012.18.5

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, lower center: Before the Show / Tunbridge, Vermont / 1974; signed, in graphite, lower right: Susan Meiselas

Course History

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

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

WGST 10, Sex, Gender, and Society, Zahra Ayubi, Fall 2014

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

Exhibition History

Capturing Innocence: Photography and the Construction of Childhood, a Student Curated Exhibition for Professor Katie Hornstein’s History of Photography, ARTH17, Spring 2013, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 26-September 8, 2013 .

Publication History

Kristen Lubben, editor, Susan Meiselas In History, New York: International Center of Photography and Germany: Steidl Publishers, 2008, p. 43.

Susan Meiselas, Carnival Strippers, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art and Germany: Steidl Publishers, 2003, p. 35.

Provenance

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

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