People in Boat on Pond

Glass plate negative made by Walter J. Hussey, 1885-1910. Several men and women observe their friends on a small rowboat in a pond. A couple of farmhouses and trees can be seen in the background.
The collection in the Photographic History Collection consists of over two hundred glass plate negatives made by Walter J. Hussey (1865-1959). These glass plate negatives consist of daily life in and around Mount Pleasant, Ohio, Mr. Hussey's friends and family, studio portraits, his trips to the Washington, D.C. area, and Florida.
Currently not on view
Object Name
glass negative
glass plate negative
date made
Hussey, Walter J.
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
overall: 5 in x 8 in; 12.7 cm x 20.32 cm
place made
United States: Ohio, Mount Pleasant
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Walter J. Hussey Collection
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Culture and the Arts: Photographic History
Walter J. Hussey Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift from Richard S. Hussey

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