Picket (from Unemployment Council sequence)

Aaron Siskind, American, 1903 - 1991

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negative about 1934; print 1981

Gelatin silver print

Image: 11 15/16 × 8 5/8 in. (30.3 × 21.9 cm)

Sheet: 14 × 10 7/8 in. (35.6 × 27.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Malcolm Grear

2012.73.1

Printer

Michaela Murphy, George Eastman House, Rochester, New York

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed, on reverse, lower left: stamped: PRINTED FROM ORIGINAL NEGATIVE / AT GEORGE EASTMAN HOUSE; inscribed, in graphite, lower left towards center: 68:333:183 / 1981 (P3a) M [A] M; inscribed, in graphite, lower right corner: 53%

Course History

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

WRIT 5, Human Rights, Global to Local, Peggy Baum, Winter 2014

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

Provenance

The artist; given to Malcolm Grear (1931-2016), Providence, Rhode Island; BigTown Gallery, Rochester, Vermont; given to present collection, 2012.

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