Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Nancy Floyd

Sharp Shooter Karen Bowker with Smith & Wesson Model 41, Santa Ana, California

Sharp Shooter Karen Bowker with Smith & Wesson Model 41, Santa Ana, California

Nancy Floyd. Sharp Shooter Karen Bowker with Smith & Wesson Model 41, Santa Ana, California, 1994.

Description:
This photograph is from a series titled She’s Got a Gun. The photography exhibition includes twenty photographs from fifteen years of research, and the book, published by Temple University Press in 2008, combines personal storytelling with a visual history of women and guns in America, 1850 to the present.

Medium:
Photography

Tags:
police, self-defense, Olympics, shooting competition, sports, rifle, woman, gun, photograph, military

Images
Sandy Fong, second place. The WomenThe WomenA1C Ashley-Ann Cady with M24 (Remington 700 bolt action rifle), Moody Air Force Base, GeorgiaOfficer Audrey Jenkins with 9mm Smith & Wesson, model 5903, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GeorgiaMaggie C. Brown in her garden with her Remington Single Shot .22, Farmington, GeorgiaSharp Shooter Karen Bowker with Smith & Wesson Model 41, Santa Ana, CaliforniaClair Sherwood with her Guns and her Grandmother

Videos
Weathering Time

Location
Atlanta, Georgia
USA

Contact
nancy@gsu.edu

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