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Danville, Virginia

Accession Number
2000/2.139.2

Title
Danville, Virginia

Artist(s)
Emmet Gowin

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1966

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
4 5/16 in x 5 1/2 in (10.95 cm x 13.97 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952

Subject matter
Emmet Gowin studied under photographer Harry Callahan at Rhode Island School of Design, inspiring his early work. After his marriage to Edith Morris in 1964, he produced a series of photographs of her and her family in Danville, Virginia. The series focuses on the intimacy between his chosen subjects. 

Physical Description
A photograph of two adolescents, one male, one female, standing side-by-side in front of an automobile.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Figures
adolescents
automobiles
boy
boys
car
figures (representations)
girl
girls
house
laundry
portraits
standing
trees

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