Chaplin West Virginia FSA Photograph

Marion Post Wolcott, 1910-1990- Untitled photo, possibly related to Cornshocks and fences on farm near Marion, Virginia - 1940 Oct. - Gelatin silver print photograph

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Chaplin West Virginia old barn photograph by American FSA (Farm Security Administration) photographer Marion Post Wolcott (1910-1990). This gelatin silver print photograph is titled “Playing in an old deserted barn on hill near mines, Chaplin, West Virginia ” through the Farm Security Administration’s records – Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress) and dates to September 1938.

Library of congress number LC-USF33- 030205-M3 [P&P] LOT 1729. This gelatin silver print photograph by Marion Post Wolcott dates to the 1960-1970s. The photograph’s reverse is stamped “Reproduced from the Collections of the Library of Congress” with a handwritten pencil inscription on the reverse of the sheet “Sept 38 M.P. Wolcott. Deserted barn on a hill near mines Chaplin W. Va.” Marion Post Wolcott is most well known for her association with the FSA-Farm Security Administration photographers and the photographs she produced for them from 1938 to 1942. This black and white photograph by Marion Wolcott of a boy playing in an old barn was part of her portfolio of photographs taken of the mining communities in and around West Virginia.

Dimensions

The photograph measures 8 x 10 inches. The image measures 6.45 x 9.45 inches

Condition

The photograph displays circular edge loss to the margin edges. The photograph surface displays minor abrasions and surface imperfections with markings and pencil notations on the sheet’s reverse.

Item #

SKUJ12
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