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Children Playing | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Children Playing

Children Playing | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Five children play in the yard while a young woman watches from the doorway. A boy hangs from a cross bar; a boy rides a rocking horse; two girls sit on a teeter totter; a hand-lettered sign at the left of the image reads "Book Store."
DESCRIPTION
Five children play in the yard while a young woman watches from the doorway. A boy hangs from a cross bar; a boy rides a rocking horse; two girls sit on a teeter totter; a hand-lettered sign at the left of the image reads "Book Store."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:4596
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Gesell, Gerhard
City:Alma
County:Buffalo
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Gerhard Gesell photographs and negatives, circa 1875-1950
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 6131, 3/9
Original Dimensions:3.75 x 2.75 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image is part of the Gerhard A. Gesell collection. Gerhard Gesell (1845-1906) began his photographic career in Reads Landing, Minnesota. He moved across the Mississippi River, to Alma, Wisconsin, in 1876 where he remained until his death. He earned a reputation for his portraits of townspeople and members of the German immigrant community. His photographs include images of daily life in this community along the Mississippi River.

The image appeared in the Septmenber section of the 1992 Wisconsin Historical Calendar.

SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Dresses
Hats
Dwellings
Yards
Children
Children and adults
Clothing and dress
Outdoor photography
Outdoor recreation
Play
Signs and signboards

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Reference Details
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