Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Fifth Street, Leavenworth, Kansas
  • Alexander Gardner
    1821–1882
    born: Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom ; died: Washington, DC, United States
  • Fifth Street, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1867
  • Across the Continent on the Kansas Pacific Railroad
  • Where object was made: Leavenworth, Kansas, United States
  • albumen print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17.8 x 23 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 x 9 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0026.03
Description

Black-and-white image of a dirt road running vertically through the center of a town. There are small buildings on each side of the street, and a band of sky through the top one-third of the image. There is a thick white border around the image that is decorated with a thin, gold line, and an inscription in the bottom of the border.