Chennette Row Sunday School, circa 1875

Title

Chennette Row Sunday School, circa 1875

Description

Sepia-toned image of a group of children arrayed on a boardwalk outside a dark wood building. The smallest children sit with their feet dangling over the edge of a boardwalk, with larger children (mostly girls) seated and then standing in rows behind them. The girls in the front two rows wear full, short dresses of varying light prints with pantaloons; the boys wear dark short pants and jackets, most with jackets. The third and fourth rows the girls wear dark dresses with white collars, the boys dark suits with white shirts beneath them. Some of the girls have bonnets, almost all have their hair pulled back in the front and loose down their backs. Two adult women to the right of the image have hats, and one wears a dark jacket over a long white skirt. The building has glass-paned windows and the two small trees on either side of the children are in full leaf. The foreground is a grassy yard.
[Front] [ink] Sunday School. 1875. [pencil] 1867 [Back] [ink] Sunday School in the Chennette Row. Main Street across from Courthouse. [pencil] Main Street across from Court House. John Brown.

Date Created

circa 1865-1875

Medium

albumen prints

Language

English

Identifier

WCMpic_000491

Rights

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