Houses in Negro Quarter, Tupelo, Mississippi

Walker Evans, American, 1903 - 1975


negative March 1936; print by 1973

Gelatin silver print

Overall: 7 1/2 × 9 7/16 in. (19.1 × 24 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Harry Shafer Fisher 1966 Memorial Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and dated, lower right, on mat: Walker Evans 1936

Course History

SART 30, SART 75, Photography II, III, Virginia Beahan, Spring 2013

ARTH 48.02, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2020

Exhibition History

Homage to Walker Evans, Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 1975.

Palmer Lounge, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1973.

Walker Evans and 1930s America, Israel Sack Gallery [American Works on Paper wall], Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 20-March 16, 2014.


The artist; sold to present collection, 1973.

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