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Tuesday, 12 April 2011

John Vachon: Variations on a Theme (My Old Kentucky Home)


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Frankfort, Kentucky: photo by John Vachon, November 1940 (Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Collection, Library of Congress)

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Traveling salesman, Paris, Kentucky: photo by John Vachon, November 1940 (Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Collection, Library of Congress)

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Greek restaurant, Paris, Kentucky: photo by John Vachon, November 1940 (Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Collection, Library of Congress)

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Bedroom interior, Bardstown, Kentucky: photo by John Vachon, November 1940 (Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Collection, Library of Congress)



At the end a light was always illuminating

a window



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Farm girl, Nicholas County, Kentucky: photo by John Vachon, November 1940 (Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Collection, Library of Congress)



and someone was always at home

waiting



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Farmhouse, Nicholas County, Kentucky: photo by John Vachon, November 1940 (Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Collection, Library of Congress)

2 comments:

abadguide said...

Seafood in Kentucky, huh.

TC said...

A Greek restaurant by the seacoast in Paris... John Vachon's oblique humouresque angle on the American interior, always just a bit off-centre.