In a Patio

Alice Burr, American, 1883 - 1968


about 1910-1925

Bromoil print

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

Mount: 11 13/16 × 15 11/16 in. (30 × 39.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Guernsey Center Moore 1904 Memorial Fund, the Claire and Richard P. Morse 1953 Fund, and the Olivia H. Parker and John O. Parker '58 Acquisition Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed, in graphite, lower right: Alice Burr; Inscribed, on reverse of mount, in ink, upper left: 2- / Title- In a Patio / by Alice Burr / 1722 Vallejo St / San Francisco.; Printed label, on reverse of mount: PPS / SAN FRANCISCO / ACCEPTED / FOURTH INTERNATIONAL / EXHIBITION / SAN FRANCISCO / 1926 / Catalogue Number / [stamped] 46 [6 is overwritten, in ink, by hand] 7

Exhibition History

Alice Burr, Photographer: A California Pictorialist Rediscovered, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California, October 21, 2006-January 14, 2007.

Alice Burr, Photographer: A California Pictorialist Rediscovered, The Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery, University of Maryland/Baltimore County, Baltimore. Maryland, January 29-March 14, 2001.

Alice Burr, Photographer: A California Pictorialist Rediscovered, The California Historical Society, San Francisco, California, May 17-October 8, 2005.

Looking Backward, Moving Forward: Women Photographers at the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 12-September 19, 2004.

Youth International Exhibition, Pictorialist Photographic Society [PPS], San Francisco, California, 1926, cat. no. 47.


Collection of the artist's nephew, Alan Burr Overstreet (1915-1975); to his wife, Jeanne Slate Overstreet (1918-2005), Bennington, Vermont; sold to present collection, 2000.

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