No. 52

Photograph by
A. W. Möller, American, 1867 - after 1922
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Child or Children
Date
ca. 1895
Medium
albumen and silver on paper mounted on cardboard
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 4 1/8 x 6 5/16 in. (10.5 x 16 cm)
H x W (Card): 5 x 7 in. (12.7 x 17.8 cm)
Description
An albumen print on cabinet card depicting a family in front of a house. The photograph shows the family posing in front of a small log cabin with a brick chimney. The cabin has a wooden clothesline & fence out front. Behind the house is a forest of trees. The family includes a seated man with a baby on his lap, a dog, a standing woman, and a little girl tugging on her skirt. The photograph is faded with a yellowish tint and mounted to a piece of green board with rounded corners. The back is printed with text identifying the series and photographer. A small hole is located at the top center of the backing board.
Place depicted
Thomas County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
Views of Thomasville and Vicinity
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
cabinet photographs
albumen prints
Topic
Domestic life
Families
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
2013.117.1
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56b44877d-0806-4bbe-999a-d343d56782e1
2 image(s)