Petition for Clothes (Unemployment Council sequence)

Aaron Siskind, American, 1903 - 1991

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negative about 1934; print 1981

Gelatin silver print

Image: 11 7/8 × 8 3/4 in. (30.2 × 22.2 cm)

Sheet: 13 15/16 × 11 in. (35.4 × 27.9 cm)

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

2012.73.2

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: 68:333:186 / 1981 (P3a) MAM; inscribed, in graphite, lower right corner: 39%

Course History

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

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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