No. 1036, Cabin in the Corn

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2 images
Photograph by
Lindsey, Thomas H., American, 1849 - 1927
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
albumen and silver on paper on card mount
H x W (Image): 4 3/8 × 7 1/4 in. (11.1 × 18.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 5 × 8 in. (12.7 × 20.3 cm)
cabinet photographs
albumen prints
Place captured
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
A cabinet card with a black-and-white print depicting an unidentified woman standing in front of a small log cabin that is surrounded by corn stalks. The corn is higher than the roof of the cabin and other thick foliage can be seen in the background. The woman stands in the doorway of the cabin with her hands crossed in front of her waist. The title is imprinted in the lower left corner of the image. The photographic series title and photographer name and location are printed in dark blue ink around on the bottom and both sides of the tan card mount. There is a long descriptive explanation for the photographic series, "The Land of the Sky," printed in black ink on the reverse side of the mount. The title of this photograph is handwritten in graphite along the upper edge.
African American
American South
Domestic life
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
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Liljenquist Family Collection
Views of Western North Carolina "The Land of the Sky"
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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