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After the flood, Ansonia, Conn., 1955

PC044.TMP.082 (RS81161)

Description

While covering a flood in rural Connecticut, Reed entered this house, where he found a woman resting from the exertion of cleaning up. Her posture and facial expressions carry the weight of the story.

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Details

Collection Name
Verner Reed photographic collection, 1950-1972
Collection Code
PC044
Dates
1955
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
GUSN
194442
Reference Code
PC044.TMP.082

Record details

Originator
Reed, Verner, 1923-2006 (Photographer)
Descriptive Terms
events
floods (natural events)
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Places
Ansonia (New Haven county, Connecticut)
Notes
Included in the exhibition, A Changing World: New England in the Photographs of Verner Reed, 1950-1972.

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