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

  • Marion Post Wolcott, 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, gelatin silver print, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Dr. John H. and Jann Arrington Wolcott, 1998.120.42

Title
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
Artist
Date
1940, printed later
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.6 x 27.9 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Dr. John H. and Jann Arrington Wolcott

Mediums Description
gelatin silver print
Classifications
Keywords
  • New Deal – Farm Security Administration
  • Landscape – Louisiana – Melrose
  • Ethnic – mulatto
  • Architecture Interior – detail – fireplace
  • Architecture Interior – domestic – hut
  • Figure male – full length
Object Number
1998.120.42
Palette
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