Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Headboard
  • Hampton F. Shirer
    1894–1977
    died: Topeka, Kansas, United States
  • Headboard, 1950
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 32.4 x 25.4 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 3/4 x 10 in
  • Gift of Hampton F. Shirer
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0277
Description

Black-and-white image of a tombstone designating the burial place of an individual. In the foreground there is tall grass and brush. At middle ground the central focus is the headboard with a few small trees nearby. In background there are more trees and a damaged wood fence.