No. 50, Ox & Mule Team

Photograph by
A. W. Möller, American, 1867 - after 1922
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
ca. 1895
Medium
albumen and silver on paper mounted on cardboard
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 4 1/4 x 6 1/4 in. (10.8 x 15.9 cm)
H x W (Card): 5 1/8 x 7 1/4 in. (13 x 18.4 cm)
Description
An albumen print on cabinet card depicting a man next to a four-wheeled cart pulled by an ox and mule. The man is standing on the proper left side of the cart, between two (2) wheels. The man is elderly and has a large white beard. He is wearing a hat, vest, shirt and pants. The cart has a flat bed loaded with various objects. The ox and mule are yoked together to a single pole between the animals. Behind the cart is a brick facade with several doors and windows. The photograph is faded with a yellowish tint and mounted to a piece of board with rounded corners that is green on the front and gray on the back. A small hole is located at the top center of the backing board. The back is printed with text identifying the series and photographer.
Place depicted
Thomas County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
Views of Thomasvile and Vicinity
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
cabinet photographs
albumen prints
Topic
Labor
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Norman and Sandra Lindley
Object number
2013.117.10
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
2 image(s)