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  • Creator: Matthews, Kate, 1870-1956 (photographer)
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    • Cinderella.

    • Tableaux; Fairy tales; Fictitious characters; Fireplaces; Pumpkins
    • Young woman, presumably portraying Cinderella, sits next to a pumpkin with her feet among the ashes on a large stone hearth.
    • Southern belle tableau vivant.

    • Tableaux; Women; Gardens
    • Young woman wearing an antebellum dress is sitting on a bench in a garden. Kate Matthews frequently persuaded relatives and neighbors to pose in tableaux vivants, or living pictures, based on fairy tales, books, or poems. This appears to be one of...
    • Antebellum tableau vivant.

    • Tableaux; Women; Dwellings; Houses; Flowers
    • Young woman in an antebellum dress and bonnet is picking flowers outside the open windows of a home. On the oval print's lower right border is photographer Kate Matthews' signature and also in her handwriting "June, 1860". Given that Matthews was...
    • Fairy tale, the little goose girl.

    • Tableaux; Fairy tales; Girls; Geese; Streams
    • Young Iva Barbee drives a flock of geese down a creek bed in a reenactment of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale "Everything in the Right Place." According to an inscription written by Kate Matthews on another print of this image (ULPA...
    • Old mill on Harrod's Creek, Ky.

    • Mills; Waterwheels; Streams
    • Wolf Pen Branch water mill as seen from upstream atop the mill dam on Harrods Creek in Oldham County, Kentucky. Photographer Kate Matthews' signature is on the lower right corner of mount. Also handwritten on album page by Kate Matthews: "The Old...
    • Locust pathway.

    • Trails & paths; Trees
    • Weeds and tall grass line a grassy path between gnarled trunks of old locust trees in Pewee Valley, Kentucky. Handwritten on album page by photographer Kate Matthews: "Locust pathway". Inscriptions in the album, which Kate Matthews gave to her...
    • Restless wave.

    • Beaches; Lakes & ponds; Waterfronts; Rocks
    • Waves crash against rocks along the shore of Lake Michigan. Handwritten on album page in photographer Kate Matthews' hand: "The Restless Wave". Inscribed on first and second pages of album: "Illustrations, by Kate Seston Matthews" and "To Lillian...
    • End of a beautiful day.

    • Beaches; Lakes & ponds; Waterfronts; Sand
    • Waves break on the shore of Lake Michigan. Handwritten on album page by photographer Kate Matthews: "The End of a Beautiful Day". Inscribed on first and second pages of album: "Illustrations, by Kate Seston Matthews" and "To Lillian Fletcher, This...
    • Peace.

    • Beaches; Lakes & ponds; Waterfronts; Sand
    • Waves break on the shore of Lake Michigan. Handwritten on album page by photographer Kate Matthews: "Peace". Inscribed on first and second pages of the album in photographer Kate Matthews' handwriting: "Illustrations, by Kate Seston Matthews" and...
    • Rolling deep.

    • Beaches; Lakes & ponds; Waterfronts; Rocks; Sand
    • Waves break around the rocks on the shore of Lake Michigan. Handwritten on album page by photographer Kate Matthews: "The Rolling Deep". Inscribed on first and second pages of album: "Illustrations, by Kate Seston Matthews" and "To Lillian...
    • Wave washed sand.

    • Beaches; Lakes & ponds; Waterfronts; Rocks; Sand
    • Waves break against rocks and sand along the shore of Lake Michigan. Handwritten on album page by photographer Kate Matthews: "Wave Washed Sand". Inscribed on first and second pages of album: "Illustrations, by Kate Seston Matthews" and "To Lillian...
    • Rainy day.

    • Beaches; Lakes & ponds; Waterfronts; Rocks; Sand
    • Waves break against rocks and sand along the shore of Lake Michigan on a rainy day. Handwritten on album page by photographer Kate Matthews: "A Rainy Day". Inscribed on first and second pages of album: "Illustrations, by Kate Seston Matthews" and...

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