Amon Carter print details

Martha Graham - Letter to the World (Swirl)

Barbara Morgan (1900-1992)

Object Details

  • Date

    1940, printed 1972

  • Object Type


  • Medium

    Gelatin silver print

  • Dimensions

    Image: 15 5/16 x 19 1/4 in.
    Mount: 22 x 26 in.

  • Inscriptions

    Mount, Recto:

    l.r signed and dated in graphite: Barbara Morgan-1940

    l.l. titled in graphite: Martha Graham-Letter to the World

    Mount, Verso:

    c. titled, dated, and signed in ink: Martha Graham-Letter to the World-1940 (SWIRL) \ Barbara Morgan \ Archivally Printed-1972 \ B.B.M.

    u.r. in graphite: A

    c. in graphite: 15-1/4" x 19-1/4" on 22" x 26"

    [rubber stamp]: COPYRIGHT PHOTO \ Not To Be Reproduced \ Without Written Permission \ BARBARA MORGAN \ 120 High Point Road \ Scarsdale, New York 10584 \ WHEN USED IN ANY MEDIA \ CREDIT MUST BE GIVEN: \ PHOTOGRAPH BY BARBARA MORGAN \ NO ARBITRARY CROPPING MAYBE [sic] DONE

  • Credit Line

    Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas

  • Accession Number


  • Copyright

    © Barbara and Willard Morgan photographs and papers, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA

Additional details

Location: Off view
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