Edith and Elijah, Danville, Virginia

Emmet Gowin, American, born 1941



Gelatin silver print

Image: 5 5/8 × 7 3/16 in. (14.3 × 18.3 cm)

Sheet: 7 15/16 × 10 1/16 in. (20.2 × 25.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Hazen, by exchange



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and inscribed, on reverse, lower center, in graphite: Edith and Elijah, Danville, Virginia 1968 / [underlined] / emmet gowin; inscribed, on reverse, lower right: Last; inscribed, on reverse, upper right corner, in graphite: EG.223.3 / for . dartmouth[underlined]; inscribed, on reverse, top edge, left to right: Agfa 2[circled] Sft 8@11 T 2 [illeg.] / [sketch] / f t / [illeg.]

Course History

SART 29.01, Photography I, Virginia Beahan, Fall 2022


Pace / MacGill Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2015.

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