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Old woman peddler of assorted junk in a Bengal village. The merchandise displayed consists mostly of old bottles and cans probably collected from the garbage cans of a nearby US Army camp. Nothing is ever thrown away in India.
Old woman peddler of assorted junk in a Bengal village. The merchandise displayed consists mostly of old bottles and cans probably collected from the garbage cans of a nearby US Army camp. Nothing is ever thrown away in India.
Photographer:
Date:
ca. 1944–1945
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Gelatin Silver Print
Dimensions:
286 x 267 mm (11 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
2000.119.2.126
Acquisition Date:
2000-10-12
Credit Line:

Bequest of John Gutmann in honor of Dr. Walter Heil

Exhibition History:

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