Demonstration on May First, San Francisco

Dorothea Lange, American, 1895 - 1965


negative 1934; print about 1955

Gelatin silver print

Sheet: 8 × 7 1/2 in. (20.3 × 19 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from Elisabeth Waterworth Russell in memory of Angus M. Russell, Class of 1952, and in honor of this class's 65th renunion



Place Imaged: San Francisco, United States, North America

Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Stamped on verso: PHOTOGRAPH BY / DOROTHEA LANGE / 1163 EUCLID AVENUE / BERKELEY / CALIFORNIA; numbered, in graphite, verso bottom: DCA-0069-SF; numbered, in graphite, verso lower right corner: #DL19; numbered, in graphite, verso upper right corner: SN1133 [dealer inventory number]


Christies, An Eclectic Eye, online sale, August 2, 2016, lot 53; to Lee Gallery, Winchester, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2017.

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