Cotton is King - Plantation Scene, Georgia

Photograph by
Strohmeyer & Wyman, American, unknown-1901
Published by
Underwood & Underwood, American, 1881 - 1940s
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
1895
Medium
albumen and silver on paper with cardboard
Dimensions
H x W (Card): 3 1/2 × 7 1/16 in. (8.9 × 17.9 cm)
Description
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.
Place depicted
Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
albumen prints
stereoscopic photographs
Topic
Agriculture
American South
Cotton
Labor
Photography
U.S. History, 1865-1921
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Oprah Winfrey
Object number
2014.312.171
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd568cf61ad-28be-43a8-9fe9-ada4ce6b992a
2 image(s)