Scanned aerial photograph of quarter ditches

Photograph by
Soliday, David, American
Date
2005
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 3577 pixels × 5389 pixels, 110.34 MB
Caption
An old film scan showing quarter ditches resistant to erosion - probably because of their depth. –Description from photographer, David Soliday.
Description
A digital scan of an aerial photograph depicting quarter ditches in remnant rice fields. The ditches, which run diagonally in the photograph, appear unbroken, while the surrounding grass has grey, black and brown patches.
Place captured
Green Pond, Colleton County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Portfolio/Series
Remnants of the Rice Culture
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
digital media - born analog
Topic
Agriculture
American South
Nature
Photography
Rice farming
Slavery
United States History
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David Shriver Soliday
Object number
2014.216.52
Restrictions & Rights
© David Soliday
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56032fcd9-a59e-4ac7-a556-08e5a261bc45