Telephone linemen with rattlesnake, circa 1915-1916
glass negativePHOTOGRAPHS - GLASS NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
emulsion on glass
8x10 glass plate copy negative made by Rosenfeld and Sons circa 1915-1916. Original photographer of image was from the western part of the United States. Image of telephone linemen with a rattlesnake. Visible in image: three men, one of whom is holding a rattlesnake by the tail in one hand and a stick or its head in the other hand, the other two men look on, scrub brush and hills in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "2792 / 224-2 / #228 / OK / Box 224".
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection