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A fireplace in an old mud hut which was built and is still lived in by a French-mulatto family, near the John Henry plantation. Melrose, Louisiana

1940, printed later Marion Post Wolcott Born: Montclair, New Jersey 1910 Died: Santa Barbara, California 1990 gelatin silver print sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Dr. John H. and Jann Arrington Wolcott 1998.120.42 Not currently on view


Keywords

Architecture Interior - detail - fireplace

Architecture Interior - domestic - hut

Ethnic - mulatto

Figure male - full length

Landscape - Louisiana - Melrose

New Deal - Farm Security Administration

photography - photoprint

paper

gelatin silver

About Marion Post Wolcott

Born: Montclair, New Jersey 1910 Died: Santa Barbara, California 1990

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