Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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buildings at Old Herd Camp
  • Orville John Green
    1872–1938
    born: Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States ; died: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • buildings at Old Herd Camp, 1899–1900
  • Where object was made: Pine Ridge, South Dakota, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 12 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 3/4 x 6 11/16 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7543
Description
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Photograph of a small settlement, identified as Old Herd Camp. In the center and facing right side there are three small, wooden buildings. On either side of the buildings are several small wagons or buggies. In the foreground is a grassy area and an overturned plow. In front of the buildings are four people, including one small child. In the background is a sloping landscape dotted with a small number of horses.