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Share Croppers Family, Hale County, Alabama
  • Walker Evans, photographer
    born: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States ; died: New Haven, Connecticut, United States ; active: United States
    Evans Estate, printer
  • Share Croppers Family, Hale County, Alabama, 1936
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 19 x 24 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 1/2 x 9 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0114
Label Text

Black-and-white image of a family posing around a bench in front of a clapboard wall. There are seven figures shown full-length in the center of the image. There are four figures in the front row. There are two boys on the left and two girls on the right. The children on the ends are sitting on the bench and the children in the middle are standing on it. There are three adults in the second row. There is a man in the center and a woman on either side. There is a boarded over window in the top left quadrant and the edge of the building is visible along the right side of the image.