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Greenwood Plantation, Louisana

Accession Number
1990/2.43

Title
Greenwood Plantation, Louisana

Artist(s)
Walker Evans

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1935

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
10 in x 8 in (25.4 cm x 20.3 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm);9 1/2 in x 7 5/8 in (24.2 cm x 19.3 cm)

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

Subject matter
Taken as part of Evans's 1935-1936 project documenting Antebellum architecture, this photograph depicts the main mansion of the Greenwood Plantation in Louisiana. Vines climb up the columns on the porch. The white paint on the frieze has cracked and the underlayer blackened.

Physical Description
View of the main mansion of the Greenwood Plantation in Louisiana.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Architecture
columns (layout features)
house
mansions
modern and contemporary art
plantations
porches
portfolios
vines

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