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The da Silva Family at Dawn
  • Gordon Parks
    born: Fort Scott, Kansas, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • The da Silva Family at Dawn, 1961
  • "Freedom's Fearful Foe: Poverty," published in LIFE magazine, June 16, 1961
  • Where object was made: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 33 x 22.9 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 x 9 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase: Friends of the Art Museum
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0006

Black-and-white image of ten people in an interior space, sleeping. One boy sitting on edge of bed. The figures are in two beds.