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Architecture in Photography 1900-1948

View of an unfurnished room, whose walls are decorated with pilasters.
Walker Evans
Breakfast Room at Belle Grove Plantation, White Chapel, Louisiana
gelatin silver print on paper
14 4/5 in x 19 4/5 in (37.62 cm x 50.32 cm);14 4/5 in x 19 4/5 in (37.62 cm x 50.32 cm);20 in x 24 in (50.8 cm x 60.96 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
A profile view of a farmhouse featuring a car and a tree without leaves.
Walker Evans
Westchester, New York, Farmhouse
gelatin silver print on paper
18 in x 14 7/8 in (45.72 cm x 37.78 cm);22 in x 18 in (55.88 cm x 45.72 cm);4 13/16 in x 6 11/16 in (12.22 cm x 16.99 cm)
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection
View of the main mansion of the Greenwood Plantation in Louisiana.
Walker Evans
Greenwood Plantation, Louisana
gelatin silver print on paper
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)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
Photograph of a large rectangular building, fronted by a classical portico and topped by a small dome.
Walker Evans
Augusta, Georgia
gelatin silver print on paper
6 in x 9 1/8 in (15.24 cm x 23.18 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
A frontal elevation view of a company store.
Walker Evans
Company Store, Hecla, West Virginia
gelatin silver print on paper
8 in x 10 in (20.32 cm x 25.4 cm);7 9/16 in x 9 1/2 in (19.21 cm x 24.13 cm);14 5/16 in x 19 5/16 in (36.35 cm x 49.05 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
View of an empty street in front of a men's clothing store.
Walker Evans
New York
gelatin silver print on paper
10 in x 7 15/16 in (25.4 cm x 20.16 cm);22 1/8 in x 18 1/16 in (56.2 cm x 45.88 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
This photograph is a view of a two-storey town house featuring a cast-iron façade and recessed balconies.
Walker Evans
529 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana
gelatin silver print on paper
10 in x 7 15/16 in (25.4 cm x 20.16 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 (24.13 cm x 19.37 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
This photograph shows the façade of a brick building on a street corner.
Walker Evans
Brick Building on Corner of James Slip and Water Street, New York City
gelatin silver print on paper
8 in x 10 in (20.32 cm x 25.4 cm);18 1/8 in x 22 1/8 in (46.04 cm x 56.2 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
View of a rural schoolhouse with a bell on its front lawn.
Walker Evans
School with Separate Bell, Alabama
gelatin silver print on paper
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)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
View of a storefront with people sitting in front on benches and entering the shop through a doorway.
Walker Evans
Sidewalk Scene, Selma, Alabama
gelatin silver print on paper
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)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
This photograph of a sidewalk in front of a store shows it devoid of inhabitants.
Walker Evans
New York
gelatin silver print on paper
7 15/16 in x 10 in (20.16 cm x 25.4 cm);18 1/16 in x 22 1/16 in x 3/8 in (45.88 cm x 56.04 cm x 0.95 cm);6 7/16 in x 8 1/4 in (16.35 cm x 20.96 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily
This photography is a view of a row of Victorian townhouses in Brooklyn, framed on the left by the angular L-shape of a street lamp post.
Walker Evans
Brownstone Houses, 222 Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, New York
gelatin silver print on paper
7 15/16 in x 10 in (20.16 cm x 25.4 cm);14 3/8 in x 19 3/8 in (36.51 cm x 49.21 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Lunn, Jr., in Honor of the Centennial of The Michigan Daily

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