A black-and-white stereoscopic photograph depicting a group of men, women, and children picking cotton in a field. A white man on a horse can be seen in the background watching the group. Green type below the photograph reads, [(21)-5078 Cotton is King - Plantation Scene, Georgia./COPYRIGHT 1895 by Strohmeyer & Wyman]. Publisher and manufacturers information appear on left and right side of photograph. Description of the scene and the cotton industry appears on the back of the stereoscopic card.
A stereograph titled "Cotton is King, Plantation Scene, Georgia, U. S. A." printed by Strohmeyer & Wyman. The gelatin silver prints depict a group of unidentified men, women, and children picking cotton in a field. A large basket of cotton is in the foreground between a child and a woman who is bent over picking bolls and putting them into a large sack looped around her shoulders. A man in the left background can be seen carrying a full basket of cotton bolls on his back. The publisher's name is printed along the left and right sides, with the title and copyright date printed in the lower right. The title is printed in several languages on the reverse center.