The washerwoman

Image

http://www.johnson.digitalamherst.org/files/original/cj_fl_20_9956fd4fec.jpg

Title

The washerwoman

Subject

African Americans
Suwanee River (Fla.)
Women
Laundry
Pipe smoking

Description

A black woman, smoking a pipe, is handling the laundry from the steaming wash pot that is set on burning embers on the ground. Caption on back: "Suwanee River: the washerwoman."

Creator

Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

Circa 1902

Rights

This digital file may be used for educational purposes, as long as it is not altered in any way. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the digital files from the Jones Library.

Relation

Is part of the Clifton Johnson Photograph Collection

Format

image/jpg

Type

Photographs

Identifier

CJ_7_18_9_GPN20

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

5 x 7 in.

Citation

Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940, “The washerwoman,” Digital Amherst, accessed May 25, 2019, http://www.digitalamherst.org/items/show/1691.