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A crew of Hunan peasants repair dams in the Yuan River erected to move the huge irrigation wheels in the background. These undershot water wheels are made entirely of bamboo and conduct the water through bamboo tubes into nearby rice fields.
Photographer:
Date:
ca. 1944–1945
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Gelatin Silver Print
Dimensions:
260 x 333 mm (10 1/4 x 13 1/8 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
2000.119.2.59
Acquisition Date:
2000-10-12
Credit Line:

Bequest of John Gutmann in honor of Dr. Walter Heil

Exhibition History:

John Gutmann: Photographer / Collector
de Young Museum: 09/06/2000 - 12/31/2000

Photographs by John Gutmann, M.H. deYoung Memorial Museum, 1946

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.