Photograph

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1873

GUSN

GUSN-37393

Description

View of plowed and planted field w/ house just visible in background; many men and a few women posed (not in work clothes) w/ hoes in middle ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

landscapes (representations)
photographs
albumen (egg white)
agriculture
farming
recreation
Albumen
Farming
Recreation
Agriculture
Print, Photographic

Inscription

Printed on lower edge of image: ""Black,. Photo./ A Hoeing Surprise Party on the `Curtis' Farm, Jamaica Plain. June 4th, 1873."" Handwritten on verso: ""Gift of James W. Spring""

People and Organizations

Curtis Farm

Maker

Black, James Wallace, 1825-1896 (Photographer)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

19 x 23 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Accession Number

1934.2885

Places

Massachusetts (United States)