Men at cattle auction, Morrisville, Vermont, 1953

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1953

GUSN

GUSN-194408

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

farmers
agriculture
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC044

Collection Name

Verner Reed photographic collection, 1950-1972

Reference Code

PC044.TMP.062

Places

Morrisville (Lamoille county, Vermont)

Record Details

Originator

Reed, Verner, 1923-2006 (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Subjects

cattle auctions

Accruals Note

Included in the exhibition, A Changing World: New England in the Photographs of Verner Reed, 1950-1972.

Description Level

Item