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on verso, signed by artist, lower right in graphite: NASHOBA [sic] / Danny Lyon; by unknown hand, upper left in black ink circled: CAP 35; upper center in graphite circled: 27; upper center stamped in black ink: SOUTHERN DOCUMENTARY PROJECT / [star]; center left: Credit:; center right: Danny Lyon; center: from BLACK STAR; vertical along center right edge: This is the original print / used for reproduction in / MEMORIES OF THE SOUTHERN / CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT; bottom center typed in black ink on white paper: Carnival workers, Nashoba [sic] Cy Fair near Philadelphia, Miss.; by Corcoran Gallery of Art, bottom right in graphite: 1994.3.4

Provenance

Danny Lyon, Clintondale, NY; Friends of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC (through Simon Lowinsky Gallery, New York), 1994; gift to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1994; acquired by NGA, 2015.

Associated Names
Corcoran Gallery of Art
Exhibition History
1994
Danny Lyon: Photo-Film, 1959–1990, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, February 5 – April 4, 1994
2003
Both Sides of the Street: Celebrating the Corcoran's Photography Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, April 12 – August 25, 2003
2006
Sight/Insight: Photographs from the Permanent Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, April 26 – October 29, 2006
Bibliography
2008
Malet, Rosa Maria et al. Modernitat Americana: Obres de la Corcoran Gallery of Art. Exh. cat. Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, 2008: 106-107, 170.
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