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Published by:
Benjamin West Kilburn, American, 1827 - 1909  Search this
Photograph by:
Benjamin West Kilburn, American, 1827 - 1909  Search this
Distributed by:
James M. Davis  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 2 15/16 × 6 1/8 in. (7.5 × 15.5 cm)
H x W (sheet): 3 1/2 × 7 in. (8.9 × 17.8 cm)
Type:
stereographs
Date:
1892
Description:
This stereograph card depicts a group of people picking cotton. There are several large round wicker baskets in the foreground. In the background are two men on horseback. The stereograph card consists of two similar images side by side, with the images in the center of the card. At either end of the card is vertical text. On the left side margin is text that reads "James M. Davis, / New York, St. Louis, Liverpool, Toronto, Sydney." On the right side margin is text that reads "Copyright 1892, by B.W. Kilburn." Along the bottom right margin is text that reads "6946. Morning start in Cotton Field. On the back is text that reads "Photographed and Published by/ B.W. Kilburn, - Littleton, N. H."
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American South  Search this
Cotton  Search this
Labor  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.248.4.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52ebf08b6-0ee5-4a6f-967e-98d0004c541c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.248.4.18