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Photograph by:
David Soliday, American  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
H x W: 2848 pixels × 4288 pixels, 69.92 MB
Type:
digital media - born digital
Place captured:
Sampit River, Georgetown, Georgetown County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2009
Caption:
The Sampit River in Georgetown, SC. Springtime. Obviously disintegrating fields. –Description from photographer, David Soliday.
Description:
A digital aerial photograph of remnant rice fields along a section of the Sampit River in Georgetown County, South Carolina. The river can be seen flowing from the bottom left corner to the top right. In the middle of the image, Pennyroyal Creek merges with the Sampit, while Ports Creek flows into the Sampit in the top right. Numerous vestigial canals create noticeable geometric shapes in the landscape on both the left and right banks. In addition to the wetlands along the riverbanks, patches of trees are also visible in the top left and top right, along the edges of the image.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American South  Search this
Nature  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States History  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David Shriver Soliday
Object number:
2014.216.69
Restrictions & Rights:
© David Soliday
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Remnants of the Rice Culture
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f68e25fb-b8a0-4beb-9b85-1de232e68281
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.216.69