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A Home in the Country

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Date made: ca. 1860
Maker: Kelly, Thomas
Place: New York, New York
Image size: Image: 17 1/4 x 25 1/4 in.; 43.815 x 64.135 cm
ID number: DL*60.2455
Negative number: 2003-19645


Description:

Colored print; country scene with Dutch-colonial farm houses along a country lane with picket and split rail fences, and a church with cupola in the background. Lane is filled with school children and some adults. Four children are swinging on a gate at right, a girl sits pensively under a tree at center. Text beginning "How dear to my heart are the scenes of my childhood," appears below the image on either side of the title.