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Catching Rabbits

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Date made: ca. 1854
Maker: Goupil and Company; Mount, William Sidney
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 14 3/4 x 18 3/4 in.; 37.465 x 47.625 cm
ID number: DL*60.2438
Negative number: 2003-19798


Description:

Black and white print of two boys, Henry Luke Rowland (standing) and Lewis Smith Davis (kneeling) in a forest clearing. One boy holds up a rabbit while the other resets a home-made wooden trap. Their clothes, though upper class in origin, are torn and patched and include high boots, a fur cap, vest, and fitted coat.