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Tired House
  • Hampton F. Shirer
    1894–1977
    died: Topeka, Kansas, United States
  • Tired House, 1950
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 25.4 x 33 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 x 13 in
  • Gift of Hampton F. Shirer
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0278
Description

Black-and-white image of an old shack falling apart on the side of a hill. The shack is empty and there are weeds and stones surrounding the structure. Land around the houseis barren. Sky is partly cloudy.