Mule Skinner and his 20-Mule Team. Wheat Combine in Walla Walla County, WA

Russell Lee, American, 1903 - 1986

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July 1941

Gelatin silver print

Image: 10 1/4 × 13 9/16 in. (26 × 34.4 cm)

Sheet: 11 3/16 × 14 in. (28.4 × 35.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund, the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund, and gifts from William Olden and Carola B. and H. G. Terwilliger, by exchange

2017.48.1

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Research Area

Photograph

Not on view

Inscriptions

Stamped, on reverse, top center edge, in blue ink: PROPIEDAD / F. GAMBOA; Stamped, on reverse, center, in black ink: FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION / Photo By [inscribed, in red pencil: LEE] / Date [inscribed, in red pencil: JULY 1941] Neg. No. [inscribed, in red pencil: 39819-D]

Exhibition History

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Rush Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5–April 11, 2022.

Provenance

Farm Security Administration sold to Fernando Gamboa (1909-1990), Mexico, early 1940s; to his daughter (the Fernando Gamboa Foundation); to Charles Isaacs Photography, Inc, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2017.

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