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Meet the Stewarts: 1941

Meet the Stewarts: 1941

June 1941. "The family of Clinton J. Stewart, FSA borrower. White Plains, Greene County, Georgia." Yet another example of Jack Delano's stylized portraiture of Farm Security Administration clients. Avant-gardeners, to coin a phrase. View full size.

 

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Beautifully Creepy

Did Stephen King stage this?
Is Stanley Kubrick channeling?
Love it, whatever, particularly Ma-Dam on the right with the "Welcome to my hotel" look.

More like Kubrick I think

More specifically, The Shining.

Draw the curtain, please!

This is such an unusual scene! As if they were on a stage, even the rocking chair looks like a prop.

What a beautiful old spandrel over the curtain.

Even with the exposed beadboard, it had to have been a substantial home at some point.

Evokes Diane Arbus - Almost

The smiling girl at left would be out of place. Otherwise, this Jack Delano anticipates Arbus.

[You are wrong. The smiling girl has a fly on her nose! - Dave]

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