School Classroom


Glass plate negative made by Walter J. Hussey, 1885-1910. School Classroom.

Male teacher in center of image. Arithmetic in chalk on blackboard. Wooden single and double student desks with papers and books. Students seated in desks and facing camera with open books, perhaps reading or reciting. Gas lamp hanging from ceiling. Gas lamp with reflector on wall about chalkboard with a small profile portrait attached.

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.

Date Made: 1885-1910

Maker: Hussey, Walter J.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Ohio, Mount Pleasant

See more items in: Work and Industry: Photographic History, Walter J. Hussey Collection, Photography


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift from Richard S. Hussey

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2010.0080.30Accession Number: 2010.0080Catalog Number: 2010.0080.30

Object Name: glass negativephotographglass plate negative

Physical Description: glass (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5 in x 8 in; 12.7 cm x 20.32 cm


Record Id: nmah_1390116

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