Woman and Child (Elsie Burr Overstreet and her son, Alan Burr Overstreet)

Alice Burr, American, 1883 - 1968


about 1916

Bromoil print

Image: 7 5/8 × 5 3/8 in. (19.4 × 13.7 cm)

Mount: 15 1/4 × 10 3/4 in. (38.7 × 27.3 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 of image: Alice Burr; Inscribed, on mount, on reverse, in ink, lower right: ELSIE BURR OVERSTREET / + A. BURR O. / by Alice BURR / [in graphite] maybe early 1916-

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.


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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