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Maker(s):Morris, Wright
Culture:American (1910-1998)
Title:Barbershop, Weeping Water, Nebraska
Date Made:1947 negative; 1980 print
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 2013.01.5
Credit Line:Gift of Stephen Arkin (Class of 1963) in memory of Benjamin De Mott
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Description:
A black and white photograph that shows an empty barber chair facing the viewer and inviting them to sit. The chair is positioned in front of the barber's work station, where cloths, hair products, drawers, and fans clutter the desk. A mirror on the wall reflects a man sitting behind the frame and waiting for his haircut.

Tags:
hygiene; rural; interiors; chairs; grooming; furniture

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