Can you do this, Grandma?

Description (Brief):

hand colored stereograph; printed on verso "CAN YOU DO THIS, GRANDMA? / Copyright."; elderly woman and young boy seated, facing each other, in an interior room; young boy is wearing a white nightshirt and has raised and bent his left leg to stretch the muscles; elderly woman is seated opposite, wearing a lavendar and black patterned dress with a white bonnet and is possibly knitting while looking at the young boy; wooden table, additional chairs, and a chest of drawers in background

Date Made: 1850s-1860s

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: BoysWomenElderlyFamily


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.3033.0389Nonaccession Number: 2012.3033Catalog Number: 2012.3033.0389

Object Name: stereograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm


Record Id: nmah_1852615

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