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Negative, Glass-plate
Negative, Glass-plate
Resource Typeimage
TitleNegative, Glass-plate
Coverage / Year1912 to 1915
DescriptionPartial glass plate negative. Picture of Zay Wright in the yard standing under a tree. She is dressed in a white ruffled mid-length dress. She's wearing white sandals with heels, stockings, and has a large white bow in her hair. She is holding a book and is wearing a bracelet and a necklace.
InterpretationThis is a glass plate negative. You can see where the glass has been broken. At the end of the 19th century, photography became a hobby for many Americans. This is a photograph of Zay Wright who lived in Champaign County. Like most Illinois residents, Zay's father was a farmer. This picture may have been taken when Zay graduated from 8th grade.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities;
Learning Standards16 History;
Author or CreatorEarly American Museum
Subject / KeywordsIllinois; Clothing & dress; Champaign County, Illinois; Photography; Childhood & youth; Education; Wright, Zay;
Collection PublisherEarly American Museum
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifier2000.005.0031
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