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St. Mary's Mission, Kansas, Pottowatamie Indian School
  • Alexander Gardner
    1821–1882
    born: Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom ; died: Washington, DC, United States
  • St. Mary's Mission, Kansas, Pottowatamie Indian School, 1867
  • Across the Continent on the Kansas Pacific Railroad
  • Where object was made: St. Marys, 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
  • 1978.0026.09
Description
Exhibitions

Black-and-white image of a large group of children standing in front of a low building with a wooden, shingled roof. The children are standing in rows and there is a grassy field in the foreground. There is a thick white border around the image and that is decorated with a thin gold line. There is a gold inscription in the bottom of the white border.