20. View Down Mill River, Skinnerville

Description (Brief):

black and white stereograph mounted on yellow cardstock; printed on verso "Stereoscopic Views of the / Great Disaster / On Mill River, in Hampshire Co., Mass. / Skinnerville. / 20. View Down Mill River / The above Views are Published and for sale by / J.A. French, / Portrait and Landscape Photographer / No. 10 Bridgman's Block. Keene, N.H. / Prices / Single View 25 Cts. One dozen $2.50. Full Set $6.00. / Forwarded to any Address, postage free. / All orders received will be promptly filled on receipt of Price. / The subject of this card is underlined."; printed on recto "Published by J.A. French, Keene, N.H. / Portrait and Landscape Photographer."; image capture after Mill River Flood in Skinnerville, MA; rocky ground with debris from trees and shrubs in foreground extending into background through center and right side of image; river curving in the background on the left; horse drawn cart in midground, one man sitting on bench, two younger - one standing behind wagon and the other a little further away standing on a tree that has fallen across the river

Date Made: 1874

Maker: French, J. A.

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, WilliamsburgAssociated Place: United States: New Hampshire, Keene

Subject: Floods, Disasters, Wagons, Boys, Men, Horses, River scenes & river life

See more items in: Work and Industry: Photographic History, Photography


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.3033.0746Nonaccession Number: 2012.3033Catalog Number: 2012.3033.0746

Object Name: stereograph

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-4bbc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1899866

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