Hoeing Rice

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  • Image for Hoeing Rice
2 images
Photograph by
Havens, O. Pierre, American, 1838 - 1912
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
albumen and silver on paper on card mount
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 3 15/16 × 7 in. (10 × 17.8 cm)
H x W (image (each)): 3 7/16 × 3 1/8 in. (8.7 × 7.9 cm)
Type
albumen prints
stereographs
portraits
Place printed
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1876-1888
Description
A stereograph titled "Hoeing Rice" printed and photographed by Havens of Savannah, Georgia. The albumen prints depict one female and three male people hoeing rice in a field. The prints are mounted on card stock that is orange on the front and light pink on the reverse. Black text printed on the reverse lists the photographer's name and address. A paper label is adhered upside down on the bottom reverse with black printed text reading: "53. Hoeing Rice."
Topic
African American
Agriculture
American South
Labor
Photography
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
2016.166.5
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Collection title
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture