Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

2022

Photograph, Sarah on Horseback

This is a Photograph. It is dated ca. 1880. Its medium is reproduction. It is a part of the department.

The New Jersey press described Sarah as being “an extremely busy person. She manages a 2,000-acre farm near Tuxedo [Park]. She can shoe her own horses and rides well. She is a practical road builder and has written a book on the subject. She also manages the restaurant in Cooper Union”—evidence of her broad interests and entrepreneurial spirit.

It is credited Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Sarah & Eleanor Hewitt: Designing a Modern Museum.

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-4.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/2318805816/ |title=Photograph, Sarah on Horseback |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=3 December 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>