[Miles Holmes, California Forty-Niner]
Daguerreotype with applied color
Image: 3 9/16 x 2 5/8 in.
Case: 4 5/8 x 3 3/4 x 5/8 in.
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas
WorkSeptember 10, 2011–February 19, 2012
This intimate survey exhibition, drawn from the Museum’s extensive collection, showcases photographers’ acknowledgment of work in many forms, their recognition of how people are often defined by their jobs, and their documentation of labor’s troubles and successes.