Greenwood Plantation, LouisanaArtist(s)Walker EvansArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1935Medium & Supportgelatin silver print on paperDimensions
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 LineGift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan DailySubject 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 ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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