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California Poppies.
  • William Henry Jackson, artist
    born: Keesville, New York, United States ; died: New York, New York, United States
    Detroit Photographic Company, publisher
    active 1897–1924
  • California Poppies., 1899
  • Where object was made: California, United States
  • photochrom
  • Object Height/Width: 17.39 x 22.69 cm
    Object Height/Width: 6 7/8 x 8 15/16 in
  • Gift of David J. and Rita Sloan Gottlieb
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0348

A bunch of loose flowers (identified as California poppies) with papery orange petals, frail stems, and leaves that look like parsley, is silhouetted against a grey-blue ground.