Skip to content
Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934), Fisherman, South Carolina, circa 1925

Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934)

Fisherman, South Carolina, circa 1925

Platinum print

20.3 x 15.6 cm on 21.4 x 16.4 cm paper

Inquire
Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934), Seated couple on a porch, Berea, Kentucky, circa 1920s

Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934)

Seated couple on a porch, Berea, Kentucky, circa 1920s

Platinum print

20.0 x 15.5 cm mounted on and matted with 36.2 x 28.6 cm paper

Inquire
Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934), Man and boy oystering near Brookgreen Plantaion, Murrels Inlet, South Carolina, circa 1929-1930

Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934)

Man and boy oystering near Brookgreen Plantaion, Murrels Inlet, South Carolina, circa 1929-1930

Posthumous gelatin silver print, circa 1934-1937, printed by Samuel H. Lifshey

20.3 x 15.2 cm

 

For a brief time in the early 1920s, the family of the author Julia Peterkin (Ulmann's collaborator in Roll, Jordan, Roll) owned Brookgreen Plantation on the South Carolina coast near Murrells Inlet. On at least one occasion Ulmann traveled from New York to Myrtle Beach. From there the two artists went in search of photographic material for Roll, Jordan, Roll. As she had done when she first began photographing, Ulmann sought out the working men of the area. The fishermen of the coastal community were apparently a favorite subject She made more than twenty negatives of this man and a boy.

Inquire
Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934), Workers with cotton wagon, South Carolina, 1929-1930

Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934)

Workers with cotton wagon, South Carolina, 1929-1930

Platinum print, 19.0 x 15.0 cm

Inquire
Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934), Field worker with two mules, circa 1920s

Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934)

Field worker with two mules, circa 1920s

Platinum print

20.4 x 15.5 cm on 21.4 x 16.3 cm paper

Inquire
Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934), Church group in white robes, circa 1920s

Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934)

Church group in white robes, circa 1920s

Platinum print, 20.5 x 15.5 cm

Inquire
Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934), Fisherman, South Carolina, circa 1925

Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934)

Fisherman, South Carolina, circa 1925

Platinum print

20.3 x 15.6 cm on 21.4 x 16.4 cm paper

Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934), Seated couple on a porch, Berea, Kentucky, circa 1920s

Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934)

Seated couple on a porch, Berea, Kentucky, circa 1920s

Platinum print

20.0 x 15.5 cm mounted on and matted with 36.2 x 28.6 cm paper

Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934), Man and boy oystering near Brookgreen Plantaion, Murrels Inlet, South Carolina, circa 1929-1930

Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934)

Man and boy oystering near Brookgreen Plantaion, Murrels Inlet, South Carolina, circa 1929-1930

Posthumous gelatin silver print, circa 1934-1937, printed by Samuel H. Lifshey

20.3 x 15.2 cm

 

For a brief time in the early 1920s, the family of the author Julia Peterkin (Ulmann's collaborator in Roll, Jordan, Roll) owned Brookgreen Plantation on the South Carolina coast near Murrells Inlet. On at least one occasion Ulmann traveled from New York to Myrtle Beach. From there the two artists went in search of photographic material for Roll, Jordan, Roll. As she had done when she first began photographing, Ulmann sought out the working men of the area. The fishermen of the coastal community were apparently a favorite subject She made more than twenty negatives of this man and a boy.

Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934), Workers with cotton wagon, South Carolina, 1929-1930

Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934)

Workers with cotton wagon, South Carolina, 1929-1930

Platinum print, 19.0 x 15.0 cm

Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934), Field worker with two mules, circa 1920s

Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934)

Field worker with two mules, circa 1920s

Platinum print

20.4 x 15.5 cm on 21.4 x 16.3 cm paper

Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934), Church group in white robes, circa 1920s

Doris Ulmann (American, 1882-1934)

Church group in white robes, circa 1920s

Platinum print, 20.5 x 15.5 cm

Back To Top