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Photograph by:
George N. Barnard, American, 1819 - 1902  Search this
Published by:
E. & H. T. Anthony & Company, American, 1862 - 1902  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper, ink on card stock
Dimensions:
H x W x D (card): 3 1/4 × 6 15/16 × 1/16 in. (8.3 × 17.6 × 0.1 cm)
H x W (left image): 3 1/8 × 2 13/16 in. (7.9 × 7.2 cm)
H x W (right image): 3 1/16 × 2 3/4 in. (7.8 × 7 cm)
Type:
albumen prints
stereographs
Place captured:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1864
Description:
A reddish brown stereograph of the Slave Market, Atlanta, GA. The stereograph has two identical photographs next to each other adhered to yellow card stock. The street scene is almost devoid of people, showing a block of commercial buildings on a slightly down-sloping street. The central building has a sign that reads“CHINA GLASS / & / QUEENSWARE” on the upper floor and “AUCTION & NEGRO SALES” on the bottom floor. A window on the bottom floor has a sign that reads “LAMP, PINE / & / KEROSENE OILS.” Sitting in front of the store is a man in dark clothing. He is wearing a hat and has a rifle propped next to him against a window of the center building. The building on the left side of the image has a sign that reads “F. GEUTEBRUCK.” The buildings on the right side of the image has a sign that reads “ATLANTA / CIGAR / MANUFACTORY.” Printed vertically on the yellow card stock to the left of the images is “PHOTOGRAPHIC HISTORY.” Printed vertically on the yellow card stock to the right of the images is “THE WAR FOR THE UNION.” A blue piece of paper with black text is adhered to the back of the card. The text reads “WAR VIEWS./The Slave Market, Atlanta, Ga./No. 3608/Published by E. & H. T. Anthony & Co.,/American and Foreign Stereoscopic Emporium, 501 Broadway, New-York.” Also on the blue sheet of paper is an Internal Revenue Two Cent Proprietary stamp featuring an image of George Washington.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  Search this
United States--History--1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2018.43.12
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.43.12