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Maker(s):Morris, Wright
Culture:American (1910-1998)
Title:Barber Pole, Weeping Water, Nebraska
Date Made:1947, printed 1980
Type:Photograph
Materials:gelatin silver print mounted on archival ragboard
Measurements:Mat: 17 in x 14 in; 43.2 cm x 35.6 cm; Sheet/Image: 9 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in; 24.1 cm x 19 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2013.01.8
Credit Line:Gift of Stephen Arkin (Class of 1963) in memory of Benjamin De Mott
2013-01-8.jpg

Description:
In front of a storefront, this black and white photograph is of a striped barber pole with a sign that reads "BATHS" and a flying bird at its crown. Taking a low vantage point, the short pole takes up the entire frame.

Tags:
architecture; hygiene; rural; still lifes; windows; stairs

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