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Washington D.C., probably 1946

 Item — Box: 4
Identifier: 2014.3.307
Washington Monument

Scope and Content Note

From the Collection: The collection comprises almost 200 photographs, including copy prints, film, contact sheets, documentary photographs, and personal snap shots, all relating to the life and work of Georgia O'Keeffe. Many photographs are of O'Keeffe or her New Mexico properties.

Part of this collection was accessioned into the Museum's art collection, including fine art photography by such artists as Alfred Stieglitz, Ansel Adams, Laura Gilpin, Todd Webb, and Philip Halsman. Those photographs share an accession number scheme beginning with 2014.03.

The collection also contains a limited amount of correspondence, ephemera, clippings, popular prints, and one watercolor and graphite work by an unknown individual.


  • probably 1946

Physical Description

Backprinting: "Velox," and stamped in black ink: "14".

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public for research purposes.


1 Photographic Prints : gelatin silver print ; 4 1/2 x 2 7/8 inches

Physical Description

Backprinting: "Velox," and stamped in black ink: "14".

Ownership and Rights

Copyright Georgia O'Keeffe Museum


Previous descriptive title: Washington Monument; changed to: Washington D.C. Previous date: undated; changed to: probably 1946. Previous photographer: unknown; changed to: Georgia O'Keeffe. Based on research by Lisa Volpe, MFA Houston. Approved 12/2020. Regarding the date, Volpe notes: "Date of GOK's trip to Washington D.C. during which time it snowed."

Repository Details

Part of the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum Repository

217 Johnson Street
Santa Fe NM 87501 US