|Title||Road, distant Mts, Monument, Jule & donkey|
|Object Name||Negative, Glass-plate|
|Photographer||Austen, E. Alice|
|Date||August 14, 1890|
|Collection||Alice Austen Photograph Collection|
Original glass plate negative. Landscape view with an unpaved road in the center of the image. A small two-wheeled carriage pulled by a donkey is stopped on the road. To the left is a stone wall and farm field. On the right a woman sits on a grassy embankment. In the far distance is an obelisk.
|Ownership and History||
The obelisk seen in the distance appears to be the Bennington Battle Monument, which commemorates the Battle of Bennington in 1777. The obelisk it was completed in 1889 and dedicated in 1891.
Carriages & coaches
|Lexicon Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
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