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harvesting wheat
  • Orville John Green
    born: Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States ; died: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • harvesting wheat, 1908
  • Where object was made: Iowa, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 9 x 12.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 3 9/16 x 4 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7635

The black and white image is of very large piles of wheat. There are men working with pitchforks, and a large apparatus in the center of the piles.