An Hour's Hunting

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2 images
Photograph by
Havens, O. Pierre, American, 1838 - 1912
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
albumen and silver on paper on card mount
Dimensions
H x W (sheet): 3 15/16 × 6 15/16 in. (10 × 17.6 cm)
H x W (image (each)): 3 9/16 × 3 1/4 in. (9 × 8.3 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 "An Hour's Hunting" printed and photographed by O. Pierre Havens of Savannah, Georgia. The albumen prints depict an unidentified woman and an unidentified girl seated on the open doorstep of a log building. The girl's head rests in the woman's lap. The woman looks down at the child with her hands in the child's hair. 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: "56. An Hour's Hunting."
Topic
African American
American South
Children
Hair
Health
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
2016.166.6
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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