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71:0006:0001


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Evans, Walker
American (1903-1975)

DESCRIPTIVE TITLE: Billboard, Birmingham, Alabama
PUBLISHED TITLE: Furniture Store Sign, Birmingham, Alabama

1936 / printed later
gelatin silver contact print
19.1 x 24.1 cm.
Museum Purchase
GEH NEG: 14881
71:0006:0001

BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES:
Szarkowski, John. --Walker Evans.-- New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1971. p. 137.//
Maddox, Jerald C. --Walker Evans: Photographic Prints available from the Farm Security Administration Collection of the Library of Congress.-- New York: De Capo Press, 1973. # 230.//
Evans, Walker. --First and Last.-- New York: Harper & Row, 1978. pl. 92.//
Brix, Michael, ed. & Mayer, Birgit, ed. --Walker Evans America.-- New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1991. pl. 74.//
Mulligan, Therese & Wooters, David. --Photography from 1839 to today: George Eastman House, Rochester, NY.-- Cologne: Taschen, 1999. p. 595.//

EXHIBITION HISTORY:
"Figure In Landscape", US, NY, Rochester, GEH -, February 12 -, 1971.//
"Symbol and Surrogate: The Picture Within", US, HI, Honolulu, University of Hawaii at Manoa Art Gallery, November 19 December 22, 1989.//

NOTES: Cataloged, Fall 1982, updated 5/89, DZ. Video disc frame reference #V29026. Alternate title from --Walker Evans--.

SUBJECTS:
artifact, billboard
landscape, rural

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Billboard, Birmingham, Alabama

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