A Young Family In Brooklyn Going For A Sunday Outing. Their Baby Is Named Dawn. Their Son Is Retarded. 1966
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1972.9
People
Diane Arbus, American (New York, N.Y., USA 1923 - 1971 New York, N.Y., USA)
Title
A young family in Brooklyn going for a Sunday outing. Their baby is named Dawn. Their son is retarded. 1966
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: A Box of Ten Photographs, 1970
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1966
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York, Brooklyn
Culture
American
Location
Level 1, Room 1100, Modern and Contemporary Art
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Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 38 x 38 cm (14 15/16 x 14 15/16 in.)
Provenance
Doon Arbus, New York, New York, sold to the Fogg Art Museum, 1972.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, National Endowment for the Arts Grant
Copyright
© The Estate of Diane Arbus, LLC
Object Number
P1972.9
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Exhibition History

Masterful Points of View, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 04/25/1979 - 05/30/1979

Chasing Shadows, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/21/1995 - 04/02/1995

Family Ties, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, 06/12/2003 - 09/21/2003

HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 08 Rotation 3), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/20/2008 - 02/08/2009

HAA 10 Survey Course (S421): The Western Tradition: Art Since the Renaissance (Fall 09 Rotation 3), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/13/2009 - 01/17/2010

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