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How to Use the Images

 

Inquiry Question

Historical Context

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Painting 1
Painting 2

Activities

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Visual Evidence


Photo 1: The fishing bridge on the path
to Weir's pond, after 1896.
[Graphic] Photo 1 with link to higher quality photo.
(Private Collection)

Photo 2: Cora Weir riding side saddle, c. 1900. [Graphic] Photo 2 with link to higher quality photo.
(Courtesy Weir Farm Trust)

Photo 3: View of Weir's house
from the west, c. 1890.
[Graphic] Photo 3 with link to higher quality photo.
(Weir Farm National Historic Site)

Questions for Photos 1-3

1. How can you tell these photos are in the country?

2. What are some distinguishing features of this landscape?

3. What types of activities are people engaged in?

* The photos on this screen have a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a high quality version of Photo 1, Photo 2, and Photo 3, but be aware that each file will take as much as 30-45 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.

 

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