Dancing in the Woods


Glass plate negative made by Walter J. Hussey, 1885-1910. Dancing in the woods, Mt. Pleasant, Ohio

Seven couples dancing on a large wooden “dance floor” that had been assembled in a woods. Musicians to left of photo consisting of three string players (two violin and one string bass) and a clarinet player.

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


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Credit Line: Gift from Richard S. Hussey

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2010.0080.78Accession Number: 2010.0080Catalog Number: 2010.0080.78

Object Name: glass negativephotograph

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-2d10-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1390190

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