Peter Henry Emerson

British, born Cuba (Sagua la Grande, Cuba, 1856 - 1936, Falmouth, England)

Where Winds the Dyke

photograph | photogravure
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  • Where Winds the Dyke

    Peter Henry Emerson, Where Winds the Dyke, 1888; photogravure, Collection SFMOMA, Gift of Margaret W. Weston, Weston Gallery, Carmel, CA;

Acquired 2000
Collection SFMOMA
Gift of Margaret W. Weston, Weston Gallery, Carmel, CA


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