Artist Arthur Rothstein, American, 1915-1985
  • Slums Near Washington, D.C.
Date 1939
Medium gelatin silver print
Dimensions Image: 9 5/8 × 7 3/4 inches (24.4 × 19.7 cm)
Sheet: 10 × 8 inches (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Credit Line Museum Purchase, Albert and Peggy de Salle Charitable Trust
Accession Number 2004.55
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed Signed, in pencil, verso, lower right, verso: Arthur Rothstein
Inscriptions Inscribed, in pencil, verso, upper center: Slums near Capital, Washington, D.C. | date | orig. caption | ask Leroy
Inscribed, in pencil, verso, center: 26043 A
Inscribed, in pencil, verso, lower center: From the personal collection of | Marion Post Wolcott | (acquired from FSA in 1939-40 | An Original vintage FSA print
1939-1940, Farm Security Administration;
collection of Marion Post Woolcott.
2004, (Halsted Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan, USA);
2004-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)