Unidentified man hoeing potatoes

Title

Unidentified man hoeing potatoes

Description

Black and white (overexposed) image of a man bent over as he uses a small Warren hoe in a planted field. He wears pants, a sleeveless shirt, and a straw hat, and holds the hoe in one hand while he lifts a plant leaf with the other. The planted rows extend into the distance, and the plants themselves are small. Museum records identify the man as a 'potato picker.'

Date Created

circa 1959

Medium

gelatin silver negatives

Identifier

WCMpic_013688

Rights

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