Washington, D. C. Government Charwoman
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2.2002.1000
People
Gordon Parks, American (Fort Scott, Kansas 1912 - 2006 New York, New York)
Title
Washington, D. C. Government Charwoman
Other Titles
Alternate Title: American Gothic, Washington, DC
Alternate Title: Ella Watson, Government Charwoman
Series/Book Title: Civil Rights Portfolio, Mother Jones International Fund for Documentary Photography
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1942, printed later
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, District of Columbia, Washington
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 33.5 x 24.4 cm (13 3/16 x 9 5/8 in.)
sheet: 35.5 x 28.3 cm (14 x 11 1/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Beinecke Fund
Copyright
© Gordon Parks Foundation
Accession Year
2011
Object Number
2.2002.1000
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Vision and Justice: The Art of Citizenship, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 08/27/2016 - 01/08/2017

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