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Desert Dreams
  • Wanda Hammerbeck
    born 1945
    born: Lincoln, Nebraska, United States ; active: United States
  • Desert Dreams, 1995
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 34.7 x 49.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 5/8 x 19 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 41 x 50.5 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 1/8 x 19 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 27 x 27 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1999.0178

Scene of a deserted cafe and gas station. A weather beaten horizontal metal sign on pylons to the left of the gas station reads "Green Acres" in block letters. Some ground covered with asphalt; the rest is dry with some brushy vegetation. The title "Desert Dreams" appears in large point type face below the photograph (the overmat unifies the image with the title).