Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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The Harp
  • Hampton F. Shirer
    1894–1977
    died: Topeka, Kansas, United States
  • The Harp, 1944
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 32.2 x 25.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 5/8 x 10 in
  • Gift of Hampton F. Shirer
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0274
Description

Black-and-white landscape image of a dead tree branch on a rocky slope. There are no leaves on the branch, and it curves toward the left side and almost to the top of the image. The ground is covered with grass and small rocks. The sky is filled with dark, fluffy clouds.