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Bed and Stove, Truro, Mass.

Bed and Stove, Truro, Mass.

Artist: Walker Evans (American, 1903 - 1975)
Date: 1931 (printed 1971)
Medium: gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
Classification: Photograph
Credit Line: Gift of the Ives Family in memory of Norman S. and Constance T. Ives, 2016
Keywords and Associated Locations:
Object number: 2016.21.3
Description
During the late 1920s and early 1930s, Walker Evans was a young man living in New York and seeking his purpose. He had already dropped out of college and gone to Paris, so he began exploring the city with his camera, photographing the Brooklyn Bridge as well as the proliferating skyscrapers, billboards and lighted signs. Around the same time, however, Evans was also traveling to small towns to document Victorian architecture. This study is one of several he made in a house in Truro, Mass., (a few hours away from Boston) that included a view of the kitchen and some houseplants.
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