Object Detail


Date
1948
Period
20th century
Media
Silver gelatin print
Measurements
10 5/8 x 10 9/16 inches
Classification
Subject Category
Landscape
Winter
Credit Line
Gift of James Moore, 1978.82.58
Accession No
78.82.58
Context
Inspired by his own memories of walking three miles to a one-room schoolhouse in Rockport, Maine, Ruohomaa documented a young relative on the same walk to and from school, when he was commissioned to do a “School Boy Series" for "Life" magazine.

Featured in “Maine and American Art: Farnsworth Art Museum” with thanks to the Henry Luce Foundation and Wyeth Foundation for American Art.

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