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School with Separate Bell, Alabama

Accession Number
1990/2.58

Title
School with Separate Bell, Alabama

Artist(s)
Walker Evans

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1936

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
7 15/16 in x 10 in (20.2 cm x 25.4 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm);7 5/8 in x 9 5/8 in (19.3 cm x 24.5 cm)

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

Subject matter
Taken in Alabama, this photograph depicts the front of a rustic wooden schoolhouse, accompanied on the side by a bell set atop a scaffolding of wood. The foliage of pine trees hangs over the top corners, framing the scene.

Physical Description
View of a rural schoolhouse with a bell on its front lawn.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Alabama
bell towers
bells (idiophones)
buildings
façades
modern and contemporary art
portfolios
rural schools (institutions)
schoolhouses

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