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Louisiana: 1937

Louisiana: 1937

July 1937. "Louisiana Negress." View full size. Medium-format nitrate negative and caption by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration.

 

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I love love love this picture

It has been posted for several years now, but it stuck in my mind's eye and I had to go back and find it. Maybe a recent comment will attract some new viewers to share my appreciation!

Louisiana Woman

I'd be hard pressed to name a favorite among Lange's work, but this would be near the top. I love the reflected light on the woman's face, the few beads of sweat, the wonderful textures of the hat and the umbrella.

Nice.

Una foto preciosa.

Louisiana: 1937

Another wonderful photo Dave. New screensaver...

La. Woman

I love her hat and parasol, with her crisp pinner apron!

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