Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 1994.108.013.a-c
Collection Macmurphy Thatcher Family Collection
Description Three photographic prints of a horse and surrey with a man, woman and young girl aboard. A large umbrella with fringe stands in the middle of the surrey and shades the occupants. The young girl is holding a fan. They are in a grassy field with a dirt path running through it. There is a wooden fence and dirt road in the background.
a) Blue tone print with corners folded through slits in a cardboard backing. On the back of card is written "July 7, 1896, To Mamma from Lamb." On the right hand edge is written "J.G. Shipp and S.L Thacher, Harriman Tenn."
b) Same print, but without blue tone or backing. Image is slightly over exposed.
c) Same print, but without blue tone or backing. Image is very over exposed.

Robert Thatcher married Carrie Macmurphy, 1885, and they had two children: Sarah G. (Lamb) and Bayard Mackintosh. Carrie was involved with the Tennessee River Navigation Company.
Date 1896
Dimension Details a) 8.25" x 5.00" b) 7.50" x 4.625"
c) 8.125" x 5.00"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 1994.108