School Classroom

School Classroom

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
glass negative
photograph
glass plate negative
date made
1885-1910
maker
Hussey, Walter J.
place made
United States: Ohio, Mount Pleasant
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 8 in; 12.7 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
2010.0080.30
accession number
2010.0080
catalog number
2010.0080.30
Credit Line
Gift from Richard S. Hussey
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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