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Lucille Burroughs, Daughter of a Cotton Sharecropper

Accession Number
2013/2.129

Title
Lucille Burroughs, Daughter of a Cotton Sharecropper

Artist(s)
Walker Evans

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1936, printed 1990

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
8 in x 10 in (20.32 cm x 25.4 cm)

Credit Line
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division Reproduction #(318117 ICUSF34-110043)


Subject matter
Unassuming on all accounts, this portrait of a girl depicts her plainly dressed in white, standing with her back against a wall of wooden planks. She wears a straw hat, whose wide brim frames her face. She gazes directly at the camera.

Physical Description
The photograph is a portrait of a girl in a straw hat standing in front of a wooden fence.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
farms
girls
hats
portraits

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