Dorothea Lange

American (Hoboken, New Jersey, 1895 - 1965, San Francisco, California)

Member of the congregation of Wheeley's church who is called "Queen." She is wearing the old fashioned type of sunbonnet. Her dress and apron were made at home. Near Gordonton, North Carolina, July 1939

1939, printed 1950s
photograph | gelatin silver print
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  • Member of the congregation of Wheeley's church who is called

    Dorothea Lange, Member of the congregation of Wheeley's church who is called "Queen." She is wearing the old fashioned type of sunbonnet. Her dress and apron were made at home. Near Gordonton, North Carolina, July 1939, 1939, printed 1950s; gelatin silver print, 10 in. x 7 5/16 in. (25.4 cm x 18.57 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase;


10 in. x 7 5/16 in. (25.4 cm x 18.57 cm)
Acquired 2012
Collection SFMOMA
Accessions Committee Fund purchase
2012.37

Tags

women, portraits, hats, dresses, floral prints, collars, facial expressions, bonnets


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