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Abandoned House from the series The Inhabitants

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During the 1930s and 1940s, Wright Morris made photographs of simple buildings such as farmhouses, barns, and small-town businesses set in the surrounding landscape of rural Nebraska, where he grew up. Morris, who was a writer as well as a photographer, paired pictures like Abandoned House with...

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Inscription

On mount, below image, l. r., in black ink: Wright Morris.

Provenance

Page Imageworks, San Francisco, CA; purchased October 1994.

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund

Copyright

© 2003 Center for Creative Photography, Arizona Board of Regents

1940–41

Dimensions

Image: 19.9 x 24.1 cm (7 13/16 x 9 1/2 in.) Mount: 40.6 x 50.8 cm (16 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

1994.243

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print, ferrotyped

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