1942 Provincetown, Massachusetts by John Collier Jr.
John Collier Jr. (1913-1992) was an anthropologist and photographer. From 1935-1944, the Farm Security Administration sent photographers across America to document life and the challenges faced in rural areas. Collier, along with Dorothea Lange, Gordon Parks, Walker Evans and more, snapped thousands of photos that documented an important time in America.
This photo shows a neighborhood market in the Portuguese fishermen's section of town.
• The image is approximately 8" x 10", matted in an 11" x 14" frame.
• Silver gelatin print (developed in a dark room from the original negative).
• Comes framed in a black, gallery-quality aluminum frame.
• This photo is signed by John Collier with pencil notes on the back
John Collier's photos will be showing at Porchlight through April. Upon purchasing, you'll lay claim to this piece of art and it will be ready to take home at the end of the month. If you're in town, please plan on picking up your artwork.
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