Stereograph of people picking cotton in a field

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An untitled stereograph printed by JN Wilson of Savannah, Georgia. The albumen prints depicts a group of eight (8) people clustered near each other in a cotton field. The men, women, and children are all picking cotton or looking away from the camera except for a young man in the center foreground who stands and looks into the lens with a large picking sack hanging down on his right front side and his right hand balancing a full basket of cotton bolls on his head. A large white building can be seen in the far center background with smaller buildings around it amongst a grove of trees. The prints are mounted on card stock that is orange on the front and light pink on the reverse. Black text printed on the reverse lists the photographer's name and address. Date: 1920s. Record ID: nmaahc_2016.166.8.

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