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Men at cattle auction, Morrisville, Vermont, 1953

PC044.TMP.062 (RS81141)

Description

In this study of a group of farmers watching a cattle auction, Reed was clearly interested in the character revealed by their weathered faces. The image was published in the National Humane Review as part of a story documenting inhumane treatment of animals during auctions.

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Details

Collection Name
Verner Reed photographic collection, 1950-1972
Collection Code
PC044
Dates
1953
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
194408
Reference Code
PC044.TMP.062

Record details

Originator
Reed, Verner, 1923-2006 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
agriculture
farmers
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
cattle auctions
Places
Morrisville (Lamoille county, Vermont)
Notes
Included in the exhibition, A Changing World: New England in the Photographs of Verner Reed, 1950-1972.

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