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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2.2002.597
People
Russell Lee, American (Ottawa, Illinois 1903 - 1986 Austin, Texas)
Title
Kitchen of a Farm Security Administrator's Tenant Purchase Client
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1939
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, Texas
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 25.1 x 34.1 cm (9 7/8 x 13 7/16 in.)
sheet: 27.9 x 35.3 cm (11 x 13 7/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, upper center, in graphite: Feb. 1939
    Kitchen of a Tenant Purchase Client, Hidalgo County, Texas
    FSA Photo by Russell Lee
  • stamp: verso, center, in blue ink: Reproduced from the Collections
    of the Library of Congress
  • label: verso of mat, typed label: RUSSELL LEE
    KITCHEN OF A FARM SECURITY
    ADMINISTRATOR'S [sic] TENANT PURCHASE
    CLIENT
    Hidalgo County, TX
    1939
    modern print from an old negative
    (National Archives)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Accession Year
2011
Object Number
2.2002.597
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
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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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