YOUNG WOMAN WITH FLOWER. In a worn and weedy yard, a pretty young woman holds a small flower. John Johnson often posed women beside a tree trunk, perhaps to highlight their white dresses against the dark color and rough texture of the bark.
Photographs taken on black and white glass negatives by African American photographer(s) John Johnson and Earl McWilliams from 1910 to 1925 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Douglas Keister has 280 5x7 glass negatives taken by these photographers. Larger scans available on request.