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Bennie’s Grocery, Sylvania, Ga.

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Bennie’s Grocery, Sylvania, Ga.

ca. 1938-1940 (printed later)
20th century
273 x 356 mm (10.7 x 14 in.)

Marion Post Wolcott, American, (1910–1990)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Gelatin silver print
Edition: Printed later by the artist
Marks: Signed in pencil on verso, lower right: “Marion Post Wolcott”; inscribed in pencil on verso, upper center: “Bennies Grocery, in negro section of town, Sylvania, Ga. / Archivally processed / 51905-D”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Purchased by the donor from Witkin Gallery, 1989
Bibliography: Reproduced in Marion Post Wolcott: FSA Photographs (with introduction by Sally Stein), The Friends of Photography no. 34 (1983), plate 6; F. Jack Hurley, Marion Post Wolcott: A Photographic Journey (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1989), p. 170.
Credit Line: Gift of Russell G. D’Oench, Jr., 1991
Accession Number: 1991.30.41

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  • Farm Security Administration (FSA)
  • Georgia - TGN 7007248
  • Southern United States - TGN 4011499 (general region): In its broadest sense, it refers to states south of the Mason-Dixon Line and Ohio River, which was the boundary between opposing states in the Civil War. In this sense, it includes Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas. In more common modern usage, it excludes Maryland, Kentucky, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Location Latitude: American, Longitude: D'Oench

  • sheet Dimensions: 273 x 356 mm (10.7 x 14 in.)

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