After the flood, Ansonia, Conn., 1955

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1955

GUSN

GUSN-194442

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

floods (natural events)
events
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.082

Places

Ansonia (New Haven county, Connecticut)

Record Details

Originator

Reed, Verner, 1923-2006 (Photographer)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Accruals Note

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

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