The Convenience of Married Life

Description (Brief):

hand colored stereograph; printed on verso "THE CONVENIENCE OF MARRIED LIFE. / Copyright."; woman wearing a blue and white gingham dress with skirt pulled up to reveal magenta petticoats underneath and a magenta kerchief around her hair is seated in an interior room, she is facing the photographer but looking to her right and pointing her right finger at a man; man is standing at left in three-quarter profile wearing white stockings, dark breeches and a white shirt and is poingting his left finger at the seated woman; clothing and a hat hanging on wall behind them, baskets on floor around them, pitcher and a towel in background to left of man

Date Made: 1850s-1860s

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: MenWomen


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.3033.0390Nonaccession Number: 2012.3033Catalog Number: 2012.3033.0390

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_1852616

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