"Mother" Brown

1945, early print
Clarence John Laughlin (American, 1905–1985)


Dimensions

Image: 34.5 x 27.0 cm (13 9/16 x 10 5/8 in.) Sheet: 34.9 x 27.3 cm (13 3/4 x 10 3/4 in.) Mount: 43.2 x 35.6 cm (17 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

2000.568

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print, ferrotyped

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

From Group J: The Images of the Lost

Inscription

In pencil on black mount, left: "Mother" Brown: 1945
In pencil on black mount, right: Clarence John Laughlin

Provenance

Kelly Wise; Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston; from whom purchased by MFA, March 2000.

Credit Line

Sophie M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

The Historic New Orleans Collection