From:Nathan Lyons Research Center, Visual Studies Workshop
Name/TitleAngel Backdrop, San Marcos, Guatemala
About this objectBackdrop depicting an angel, flowers, a body of water with a swan, a gazebo at the shore with people nearby, and a tree line in the distance. To the left of the backdrop are portraits displayed in two frames. To the right is a swan shaped vase on top of a pedestal. This photograph was taken as part of a project undertaken by Parker and her husband Avon Neal about itinerant photographers of Guatemala throughout the 1970s. Images from these trips were published in 1984’s Los Ambulantes: The Itinerant Photographers of Guatemala.
Place MadeSan Marcos, Guatemala
Date Madeca. 1973
Medium and MaterialsCibachrome print.
Inscription and Marksverso: [pencil] Ann Parkerverso: [pencil] Angel backdrop, San Marcos, Guatemala, 1972verso: [pencil] 2009:056:008verso: [pencil] VSW
Measurements16.9 cm x 24.1 cm
Subject and Association DescriptionAnn Parker (b. 1934) is an American photographer best know for her work in Guatemala.
Subject and Association KeywordsAnn Parker
Subject and Association Keywords1970s
Subject and Association KeywordsGuatemala
Subject and Association KeywordsCamera
Subject and Association KeywordsPhotographers
Subject and Association KeywordsBackdrop
Subject and Association KeywordsSan Marcos
Subject and Association KeywordsPhoto Studio
Subject and Association KeywordsAngels
Subject and Association Keywordsvase
Subject and Association KeywordsBirds
Subject and Association KeywordsSwan
CollectionCollection of Visual Studies Workshop
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