Preacher, Relatives and Friends of the Deceased at a Memorial Meeting near Jackson, Breathitt County, Kentucky, August, 1940

Marion Post Wolcott, American, 1910 - 1990


August 1940

Gelatin silver print

Image: 6 7/16 × 9 5/8 in. (16.4 × 24.4 cm)

Image: 6 7/16 × 9 5/8 in. (16.4 × 24.4 cm)

Sheet: 8 1/8 × 10 1/8 in. (20.6 × 25.7 cm)

Sheet: 8 1/8 × 9 5/8 in. (20.6 × 24.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through a gift from McKinsey & Company, Inc.



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Signed and inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, lower left to right: An original vintage FSA print / Marion Post Wolcott; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, above artist's inscription: From the personal collection of the artist. / 1wm; typed, on reverse, upside down, bottom right to left: Preacher, relatives and friends of the deaceased at a memorial meeting near Jackson, Breathitt County / Kentucky. Aug. 1940; stamped, on reverse, upper right: PLEASE CREDIT / F.S.A./ FARM SECURITY ADMINISTRATION / PHOTO; BY MARION POST [Wolcott][in graphite, stamped, on reverse, upper left, upside down: [in rectangle] PLEASE NOTE; / Kindly Return Unused Photos / to the Division of Information, / Farm Sanctuary Administraion / Washington, D.C.

Course History

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

SART 17.9, The Photographer as Activist: Making Art Inspired by the Hood Museum's Collection, Virginia Beahan, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

Loew Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 26-October 1, 2003.

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.


The arist's collection; Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1998.

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