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Erosion - Dory Hill Cemetery
  • Hampton F. Shirer
    1894–1977
    died: Topeka, Kansas, United States
  • Erosion - Dory Hill Cemetery, 1950
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 24.8 x 32.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/4 x 12 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Gift of Hampton F. Shirer
  • Not on display
  • 1972.0280
Description
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Exhibitions

Black-and-white image of a large, grassy field. There is a small, rectangular area in the foreground that is fenced in by a wooden, picket fence. There is another fenced rectangle visible in the middle ground, in the right side of the image. There are tombstones scattered throughout the background, and further in the background there is a small group of trees in the left side of the image, and a large hill that slopes upward into the right side of the image.