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The stereograph contains a black and white image of a domestic scene. A woman dressed in a maid's uniform kneads dough at a table. In the background, a calendar is pictured where January 31st falls on Friday. Therefore, the date of this image is presumably 1902, though the stereograph was published in 1903. The image appears on a gray-color paper card mount.


Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1903


3 1/2 X 7 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

albumen print on paper card mount


recto, vertical left: Keystone View Company / Copyright 1903, by / Manufacturers B. L. Singley. Made in U.S.A. Publishers recto, vertical right: Meadville, Pa., St. Louis, Mo., Portland, Ore. / New York, N. Y., Toronto Can., London, Eng. recto, bottom right: 12312-(a) Housekeeping begins with a naive French cook, "She's a dandy," thought the husband when he took a look. recto, with image on calendar: O'Neil Lumber Co. YARDS verso, vertical right stamped: GIVEN FEB. 28. 1931 / BY WM. S. APPLETON


Adultery; Marriage; Xenophobia

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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)


Mississippi State University Libraries.

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

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Housekeeping begins with a naive French cook,



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