20. View Down Mill River, Skinnerville

20. View Down Mill River, Skinnerville

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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
Object Name
stereograph
date made
1874
maker
French, J. A.
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Williamsburg
associated place
United States: New Hampshire, Keene
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
2012.3033.0746
nonaccession number
2012.3033
catalog number
2012.3033.0746
subject
Floods
Disasters
Wagons
Boys
Men
Horses
River scenes & river life
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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