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Migrant Mother, Nipoma, California

Monochrome photograph of a seated woman holding a baby in her lap. The woman's brow is furrowed as she looks into the distance, and her cardigan and checked shirt are worn and tattered. Two young children lean on her shoulders, facing away from the camera.

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  • Monochrome photograph of a seated woman holding a baby in her lap. The woman's brow is furrowed as she looks into the distance, and her cardigan and checked shirt are worn and tattered. Two young children lean on her shoulders, facing away from the camera.

Date:

1936, printed later

Artist:

Dorothea Lange
American, 1895–1965

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Photography and Media

Artist

Dorothea Lange

Title

Migrant Mother, Nipoma, California

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1936

Medium

Photogravure; edition 79/300

Dimensions

30.4 × 23.5 cm (image); 51.7 × 40.5 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Bequest of Michael Cohen

Reference Number

2008.421

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