Photograph of three women standing behind a seated man

Photograph by
Goff, Orlando Scott, American, 1843 - 1916
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
1884 - 1898
Medium
silver and collodion or photographic gelatin on printing-out paper on card mount
Dimensions
H x W (card): 6 1/2 × 4 3/16 in. (16.5 × 10.7 cm)
H x W (image): 5 1/2 × 3 7/8 in. (14 × 9.8 cm)
Description
A cabinet card photograph depicting a sepia toned image of three women standing behind a seated man. The seated man is holding a cane with his right hand. His left hand is resting on his knee and holding onto a hat. The woman on the left side of the photograph is wearing a dark colored dress and jacket with a white shirt and dark colored hat. She is holding a guitar with her right hand. The woman in the middle has her right hand resting on the shoulder of the seated man. She is wearing a dark colored dress. The woman on the right side of the photograph is wearing a light colored, patterned dress and a light-colored hat. She is holding two books in her hand. Printed on the card beneath the photograph is “O. S. Goff” and “Fort Custer, Mont.” The back of the card is blank.
Place captured
Montana, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
cabinet photographs
portraits
Topic
American West
Families
Music
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2016.5.2.25
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5537cae43-a206-450e-9877-eea409f90ef2
2 image(s)