Lena on Break, 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: 11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm)

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

2012.18.6

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 on Break / Essex Junction, Vermont / 1973; signed, in graphite, lower right: Susan Meiselas

Course History

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

WRIT 5, Memoirs of Family, Ellen Rockmore, Winter 2014

NAS 42, WGST 40, Gender Topics in Native American Life, Vera Palmer, Fall 2013

ANTH 31, WGST 36, Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective, Lauren Gulbas, Fall 2013

NAS 42, WGST 40, Gender Topics in Native American Life, Vera Palmer, Fall 2013

WGST 37.2, GEOG 41, Gender, Space and Islam, Jennifer Fluri, Fall 2013

WGST 10, Sex, Gender, and Society, Giavanna Munafo, Fall 2013

WRIT 5, Memoirs of Family, Ellen Rockmore, Fall 2013

SART 29, Photography I, Fall 2013

SART 30, Photography II, Fall 2013

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

Exhibition History

Shadowplay: Transgressive Photography from the Hood Museum of Art, Owen Robertson Cheatham and Friends Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 10-December 8, 2013.

Publication History

Susan Meiselas, Carnival Strippers, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art and Germany: Steidl Publishers, 2003, pp. 90-91.

Provenance

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

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