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Jewish Refugees in Shanghai (View of Camp)

Accession Number
2015/2.111

Title
Jewish Refugees in Shanghai (View of Camp)

Artist(s)
Arthur Rothstein

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
circa 1935-1945

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

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

Credit Line
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80

Subject 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 a plaza surrounded by buildings. Men walk about in the plaza.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
buildings (structures)
refugee camps
refugees

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