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Daughters of Mr. Thaxton, near Mechanicsburg, OH

Accession Number
2013/2.174

Title
Daughters of Mr. Thaxton, near Mechanicsburg, OH

Artist(s)
Ben Shahn

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1938; printed 1995

Medium & Support
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 # (LC USF 33-460 M3 414863)

Subject matter
Young girls and their dolls.

Physical Description
Two girls in floral dresses stand on a wooden front porch holding matching dolls. Both girls stare inquisitively to their right. Behind them sits a rocking chair and windowsill with lace curtains and a flower box.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Primary Object Type
black and white print

Additional Object Classification(s)
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
baby dolls (recreational dolls)
children (people by age group)
dolls
girls
offspring

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& Author Notes

All Rights Reserved

On display