Russ Nicholson using an apple peeler at his home in Nicholson Hollow, Shenandoah National Park, VirginiaArtist(s)Arthur RothsteinArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1935Medium & Supportgelatin silver print on paperDimensions
7 1/2 in x 7 in (19.05 cm x 17.78 cm)Credit LineGift of Maxine and Lawrence K. SniderSubject matter
Arthur Rothstein worked as the first hired photographer for the Farm Security Administration and is considered among America's premier photojournalists. Throughout his career, he photographed a range of subjects with social commentary being a primary concern. His first projects looked at the dust bowl and tenancies in the South. He quit the FSA in 1940 and began to work for Look
magazine, where he worked until 1971.Physical Description
A photograph of an aged man sitting with an apple peeler, absorbed in his work. He wears a straw hat and has a white beard.Primary Object ClassificationPhotographCollection AreaPhotographyRights
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men (male humans)