Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Walnut Street, Ellsworth, Kansas
  • Alexander Gardner
    1821–1882
    born: Paisley, Scotland, United Kingdom ; died: Washington, DC, United States
  • Walnut Street, Ellsworth, Kansas, 1867
  • Across the Continent on the Kansas Pacific Railroad
  • Where object was made: Kansas, United States
  • albumen print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17.6 x 23.1 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 7/8 x 9 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1978.0026.11
Description

Black-and-white image of men standing near buildings that line the main street. Wagon at CR is led by horses with men walking alongside. Covered wagon at center is led by oxen. All buildings made of wood and the street is unpaved.