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School Children

Accession Number
2013/2.173

Title
School Children

Artist(s)
Ben Shahn

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1935; printed 1990

Medium & Support
toned gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
11 x 14 in. ( 27.94 x 35.56 cm )

Credit Line
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division Reproduction # (318116 6-USF33-6147-M3B)

Subject matter
Group of children and girl with a book.

Physical Description
A group of children stand tightly packed together behind a wooden fence. None of the children appear to be facing the camera except for one girl in a gingham dress at the center of the photo. This girl, slightly smiling, displays the cover of a book she holds in her hand.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Primary Object Type
black and white print

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
books
children (people by age group)
educational complexes
gates
offspring

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