Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Group at Ellsworth, Kansas
  • Alexander Gardner
    born: Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom ; died: Washington, DC, United States
  • Group at Ellsworth, Kansas, 1867
  • Across the Continent on the Kansas Pacific Railroad
  • Where object was made: 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
  • 1978.0026.08

Black-and-white image of nine men seated on a wooden deck next to a wooden building. Two of the men are seated on the edge of the deck, their legs crossed and hanging over the edge, four are seated in chairs behind them, and three are standing behind all of them. The men are all wearing dark suits and dress hats. There is a thick white border around the image and a thin gold line around the border. There is a gold inscription in the bottom of the white border.