Lt. Colonel Robert L. Stirm is Greeted by his Family at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California, as He Returns Home from Vietnam after Five and a Half Years as a Prisoner of War, March 17, 1973

Sal Veder, American, born 1926

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negative March 17, 1973; print 2013

Gelatin silver print

1/15

Image: 14 × 18 in. (35.6 × 45.7 cm)

Sheet: 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Mrs Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund and the Miriam H. and S. Sidney Stoneman Acquisition Fund

2014.10.1

Publisher

Associated Press (AP)

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Inscriptions

Stamped, on reverse, lower left, in black ink, with edition numbers added in graphite: AP[underlined] ASSOCIATED PRESS / Edition # 1[underlined] of 15 [underlined]

Course History

WGST 96, Times of Crisis, Annabelle Martin, Spring 2014

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

Exhibition History

Vietnam: The Real War: A Photographic History from the Associated Press, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, October 24-November 30, 2013.

Publication History

Pete Hamil, Vietnam: The Real War: A Photographic History by the Associated Press, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2013, ill. p. 276.

Published References

Vietnam: The Real War: A Photographic History by the Associated Press (Abrams, 2013), ill. p. 285.

Provenance

Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2014.

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