Houses and Graveyard, Rowlesburg, West VirginiaArtist(s)Walker EvansArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1935Medium & Supportgelatin silver print on paperDimensions
7 15/16 in x 10 in (20.2 cm x 25.4 cm);14 5/16 in x 19 5/16 in (36.35 cm x 49.05 cm);7 9/16 in x 9 9/16 in (19.2 cm x 24.3 cm)Credit LineGift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan DailySubject matter
Part of his work for the Farm Security Administration on a project to survey rural parts of the American south, this image shows a graveyard on a hillside, sparesly populated by headstones of various sizes and shapes. The sidewalk bordering the graveyard, from where the photograph is taken, is visible to the left of the photograph, as it leads to a row of houses in the background.Physical Description
A graveyard in a rural setting populated by a variety of headstones, located next to a row of houses.Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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modern and contemporary art
tombstones (sepulchral monuments)