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Bedroom, Shrimp Fisherman's House, Biloxi, Mississippi

Accession Number
1990/2.38

Title
Bedroom, Shrimp Fisherman's House, Biloxi, Mississippi

Artist(s)
Walker Evans

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1945

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
8 in x 10 in (20.32 cm x 25.4 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm);7 5/16 in x 9 3/8 in (18.57 cm x 23.81 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily


Subject matter
Part of a larger series of work created at a shrimp fisherman's house in Biloxi, Mississippi, this image features an interior wall upon which hangs several framed photographs, including family portraits, snapshots, and religious icons. Three propped up family photographs are partially visible in the lower right edge of the frame.

Physical Description
An interior wall adorned with various framed photographs of family members and religious icons. 

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Religious figures
bedrooms
house altars
icons (devotional images)
interiors
modern and contemporary art
picture frames
portfolios
religious art
window

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