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Movie and Minstrel Show Posters on Brick Wall, Demopolis, Alabama

Accession Number
2011/2.7

Title
Movie and Minstrel Show Posters on Brick Wall, Demopolis, Alabama

Artist(s)
Walker Evans

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1935

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
18 in x 22 in (45.72 cm x 55.88 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Maxine and Lawrence K. Snider

Label copy
Recent Acquisitions: Curators Choice Part I, November 12, 2011-March 18, 2012
Walker Evans
United States, 1903–1975
Movie and Minstrel Show Posters on Brick Wall, Demopolis, Alabama
1935–36
Gelatin silver print
Promised Gift of Larry and Maxine Snider

Subject matter
This photograph shows two large film advertisements affixed to a brick wall on a side of a building. One poster is for a movie, "The Roaring West," while the other is for the " J. C. Lincoln's Sunny South Big Tent Show." The former appears pristine and securely affixed, while the latter has begun to come loose—its edges shearing, compromising the integrity of the advertisement image.

Physical Description
This is a photograph of the side of a building with two posters advertising a movie and circus.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
advertisements
brick (clay product)
motion picture genres
walls

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