The Homesteaders

I purchased this tintype in 2018 for a small sum. The photographer has failed to get all his subjects into focus but I liked the composition and was particularly fond of the outdoor setting. I imagined they were homesteaders in Kansas or Nebraska, just starting on a new life after the Civil War, both parents with their hands on the good book.

Scan 11 - Version 2

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