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  • Subject: Tableaux
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    • Kate Matthews (1870-1956) Collection

    • Art and photography; Johnston, Annie F. (Annie Fellows), 1863-1931. Little Colonel series; Pewee Valley (Ky.)--Social life and customs--Pictorial works; Photograph albums; Portrait photographs; Tableaux; Upper class families--Kentucky--Pewee...
    • 431 items by pioneering woman photographer Kate Matthews, of Pewee Valley, Kentucky. Best known for her photographs depicting characters in the Little Colonel series of children's books written by her friend and neighbor Annie Fellows Johnston,...
    • Little farmer.

    • Tableaux; Boys; Gardening equipment & supplies
    • A little boy wearing overalls and a straw hat poses on a driveway or wide garden path. He is holding a bucket and gardening tools. Kate Matthews frequently persuaded relatives and neighbors to pose in tableaux vivants, or living pictures, based on...
    • Nun on dirt road.

    • Tableaux; Nuns; Dirt roads; Trees
    • A woman dressed as a nun stands in the middle of a tree-lined dirt road in Pewee Valley, Kentucky. Photographer Kate Matthews' signature is on lower right corner of mount. Matthews frequently persuaded relatives and neighbors to pose in tableaux...
    • Sallie, 1860.

    • Tableaux; Women; Doors & doorways
    • A woman in a plaid skirt and velvet jacket is entering the door of a frame cabin or house. Ivy covers the steps and walkway and Wisteria blooms over the door. Kate Matthews wrote "Sallie, 1860" on an album page with another print of this image. ...
    • Helen Gifford, circa 1890.

    • Tableaux; Women; Costumes
    • A woman wearing a costume and holding a small dagger is stooped slightly as if "ready to strike." The woman is believed to be Helen Gifford, a resident of Pewee Valley, Kentucky. Kate Matthews frequently persuaded relatives and neighbors to pose in...
    • Young girl with nun.

    • Tableaux; Nuns; Girls
    • A young barefoot girl in a well-worn dress is being consoled by a nun in an oval-shaped image. Kate Matthews frequently persuaded relatives and neighbors to pose in tableaux vivants, or living pictures, based on fairy tales, books, or poems. This...
    • Young girl with nun.

    • Tableaux; Nuns; Girls
    • A young barefoot girl in a well-worn dress is being consoled by a nun. Kate Matthews frequently persuaded relatives and neighbors to pose in tableaux vivants, or living pictures, based on fairytales, books, or poems. This appears to be one of...
    • Little Tommy Tucker.

    • Tableaux; Boys; Nursery rhymes; Tables; Tableware; Food; Cuckoo clocks
    • A young boy wearing overalls and a striped shirt sits on a stool near a table. There is food on the table and a cuckoo clock over the boy's head. Kate Matthews frequently persuaded relatives and neighbors to pose in tableaux vivants, or living...
    • Little goose girl.

    • Tableaux; Geese; Girls; Fairy tales; Staffs (Sticks); Baskets
    • A young girl, wearing a dress and apron, carries a wicker basket and tall stick, or staff, as she walks alongside a flock of geese in a field. Photographer Kate Matthews' signature is on the lower right corner of mount. Also handwritten on album...
    • Girl standing at chalkboard.

    • Girls; Blackboards; Students; Tableaux
    • A young girl, with braids in her hair, stands facing a blackboard, apparently thinking about her next answer. Written on the blackboard are: "Cat," "rat," and an addition problem. Kate Matthews frequently persuaded relatives and neighbors to pose...
    • Tableau vivant of couple and nun.

    • Tableaux; Couples; Nuns; Costumes
    • A young man and woman are sitting on a bench, holding hands and perhaps considering a kiss as a young woman dressed as a nun stands nearby and looks as if she is going to interrupt them. Kate Matthews frequently persuaded relatives and neighbors to...
    • Grandfather's courting days.

    • Tableaux; Couples; Gardens
    • A young woman in an antebellum dress sits with a young man on a garden bench. 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...
    • My pretty maid.

    • Tableaux; Nursery rhymes; Milkmen & milkwomen; Cows; Farms
    • Although not identified, this young girl probably represents the milkmaid in the nursery rhyme, "Where Are You Going My Pretty Maid?" In the rhyme, she responds," I'm going a-milking sir." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Wounded soldier.

    • Tableaux; Soldiers; Men; People with disabilities; War casualties; Kentucky Confederate Home
    • Edward Matthews poses as a Confederate soldier who lost part of one leg in the war. He holds a sword as he sits in a chair under a pine tree with a blanket across his lap and crutches at his side. Kentucky Confederate Home for Civil War veterans...
    • Soldier's farewell.

    • Tableaux; Soldiers; Farewells; Couples; Horses
    • Edward Matthews, posing as a soldier in a military uniform, is sitting on a horse preparing to ride away from a young woman who stands on the ground looking up at him. The woman is Mary Johnston. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Soldier's farewell.

    • Tableaux; Soldiers; Farewells; Couples; Horses
    • Edward Matthews, posing as a soldier in a military uniform, stands with the reins of a horse in his left hand and the hand of a woman, who is turned away from him, in his right. Title supplied by cataloger.

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