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Photograph by:
Wilson & Havens Photography, American, 1870 - 1880  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): 3 3/16 × 6 9/16 in. (8.1 × 16.7 cm)
H x W (sheet): 3 3/8 × 6 7/8 in. (8.6 × 17.5 cm)
Type:
stereographs
Place printed:
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1870-1880
Description:
This stereograph card depicts several figures picking cotton in a field. Wearing dark clothing, they bend over to reach the cotton. A man in the foreground has a large bag on the ground in front of him filled with cotton. The stereograph card consists of two similar images side by side, with the images in the center of the card. The green margin of the cardboard mount is visible around the edges. There is text on the back that reads "Photograph by Wilson & Havens/ No.143 Broughton Street/ Savannah, GA."
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  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:
2015.248.4.22
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/fd55963e6ed-a226-470a-ae35-a8a5bd8f9716
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.248.4.22