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Manufactured by:
Keystone View Company, American, 1892 - 1972  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 3 1/8 × 6 in. (8 × 15.2 cm)
H x W (sheet): 3 7/16 × 7 1/16 in. (8.8 × 17.9 cm)
Type:
stereographs
Place depicted:
Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1900
Description:
This stereograph card depicts a group of men, women, and children picking cotton. In the background is a person sitting sideways on a pale colored horse or mule. In the foreground is a large circular container of cotton flanked by two children. 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 script that reads "Keystone View Company/ Manufacturers/ Copyrighted/ Made in U.S.A. / Publishers." On the right side margin is script that reads "Meadville, Pa., New York, N.Y., / Chicago, Ill., London, England." Along the bottom right margin is text that reads "9506 Picking Cotton on a Mississippi Plantation." At the top center margin is text that reads "T89." There is text on the back of the card.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American South  Search this
Cotton  Search this
Labor  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rural life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.248.4.20
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/fd5fb85a0a4-ef43-442d-bac0-67370ecc31bd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.248.4.20