Folks At Home

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2 images
Photograph by
Havens, O. Pierre, American, 1838 - 1912
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
albumen and silver on paper on card mount
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 4 3/4 × 7 7/8 in. (12.1 × 20 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 5 3/16 × 8 3/8 in. (13.2 × 21.3 cm)
Type
cabinet photographs
albumen prints
Place printed
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
1888-1912
Description
A cabinet card with an albumen print of three (3) unidentified women and seven (7) unidentified children posed on the porch of a wooden house. The women all sit in chairs, with one woman seated at the right background alone. The other two women are surrounded by the children who are seated and standing, with one young child in the lap of one of the women. The building is surrounded by a swept yard and a rough-hewn fence. The title "Folks Al [sic] Home" is imprinted in the lower left facing side of the image. The photographer's name and address are printed in black ink on the reverse of the gray card mount, with an additional handwritten inscription on the back with the name Herman Barthmaier.
Topic
African American
American South
Children
Domestic life
Families
Photography
Rural life
United States--History--1865-1921
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number
2016.166.13
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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