Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Lane University, Lecompton, Kansas
  • Alexander Gardner
    born: Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom ; died: Washington, DC, United States
  • Lane University, Lecompton, Kansas, 1867
  • Across the Continent on the Kansas Pacific Railroad
  • Where object was made: Lecompton, Kansas, United States
  • albumen print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17.8 x 23.1 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 x 9 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0026.06

Black-and-white image of a three-story, rectangular, brick building in a field. There is a dirt road through the left side of the image, and a wooden fence along the road. There is thick grass in the field, and low, rolling hills. There is a thick white border around the image and a thin, gold decorative line around the border. There is a gold inscription in the bottom of the white border.