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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,...
    • 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...
    • Portrait of a young woman.

    • Girls; Teenagers; Portraits; Flowers; Tableaux; Fictitious characters
    • Outdoor portrait of a young woman with long dark hair in plaits. She is wearing a white dress, has an iris in her hair and is holding irises, as she stands near a stone wall. Kate Matthews frequently persuaded relatives and neighbors to pose in...
    • Elaine, lily maid of Astolat.

    • Tableaux; Boatmen; Women; Dead persons; Poetry
    • Mary Johnston as Elaine and a boatman in a reenactment of Tennyson's poem, "Lily Maid of Astolat." A handwritten inscription by someone other than the photographer says that the boatman is Kate Matthews, but an article in "The Louisville...
    • Religious portrait of male.

    • Tableaux; Boys; Devotional images
    • Portrait of a boy wearing a turban, or head scarf, and loose flowing garments. Although there are no inscriptions, this portrait may be based on Annie Fellows Johnston's book, "Joel: A Boy of Galilee" (1895). Title supplied by cataloger.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Religious portrait of female.

    • Tableaux; Boys; Religious books; Devotional images
    • Portrait of a girl wearing a veil and loose flowing garments as she stands in front of a painted background. Her head is perfectly framed by a white circle, or halo. She appears to be portraying the Virgin Mary or a saint. Title supplied by...
    • Boy of Galilee.

    • Tableaux; Boys; Religious books; Devotional images
    • Portrait of a boy with dark curly hair wearing a lace-trimmed robe. He is standing in front of a painted background and his head is perfectly framed by a white circle, or halo. Inscribed by photographer Kate Matthews on the verso side of another...
    • Boy of Galilee.

    • Tableaux; Boys; Religious books; Devotional images
    • Portrait of a boy with dark curly hair wearing a lace-trimmed robe. He stands in front of a painted background and his head is perfectly framed by a white circle, or halo. Frame is signed in lower right corner by the photographer: "Kate Matthews."...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Woman at fence.

    • Tableaux; Farms; Women; Fences
    • Kate Matthews frequently persuaded relatives and neighbors to pose in tableaux vivants or living pictures based on fairy tales, nursery rhymes, books, or poems. This appears to be a tableau based on a nursery rhyme or children's story. Title...
    • Woman at fence with cow.

    • Tableaux; Farms; Women; Fences; Cows
    • Kate Matthews frequently persuaded relatives and neighbors to pose in tableaux vivants, or living pictures, based on fairy tales, books, or poems. This may be a tableau based on a nursery rhyme or children's story. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Mrs. Wiggs in the cabbage patch.

    • Tableaux; Fictitious characters; Gardens; Women; Vegetables
    • Sara Russell posing as "Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch," from a novel written by Alice Hegan Rice of Louisville in 1901. The play premiered at Macauley's Theatre in Louisville in 1903. Title supplied by cataloger.

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