Oldest child of migrant packing-house workers preparing supper. Her parents work during the day and sometimes until 2 A.M. The children are left alone. Near Homestead, Florida

  • Marion Post Wolcott, Oldest child of migrant packing-house workers preparing supper. Her parents work during the day and sometimes until 2 A.M. The children are left alone. Near Homestead, Florida, 1939, printed later, gelatin silver print, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Dr. John H. and Jann Arrington Wolcott, 1998.120.22

Title
Oldest child of migrant packing-house workers preparing supper. Her parents work during the day and sometimes until 2 A.M. The children are left alone. Near Homestead, Florida
Artist
Date
1939, printed later
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sheet: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Dr. John H. and Jann Arrington Wolcott

Mediums Description
gelatin silver print
Classifications
Keywords
  • Architecture Interior – domestic – hut
  • Landscape – Florida – Homestead
  • New Deal – Farm Security Administration
  • Occupation – domestic – cooking
  • Figure female – child – full length
  • State of being – other – poverty
Object Number
1998.120.22
Palette
Linked Open Data
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