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African American Portrait Tintypes, ca. 1865-1900

Donor:
Ahlborn, Richard E
Physical description:
Silver collodion on japanned iron plates, 1-1/2" x 1"
2 items
Type:
Portraits
Collection descriptions
Tintypes
Place:
Colorado
Date:
1865
1900
ca 1865-1900
1880-1900
Notes:
No indication of photographer's identity.
Summary:
Two small portrait busts of young African American men or boys. One wears a jacket and tie. The other tintype, in somewhat worse condition, is bent and abraded and has a hole in the top, and shows a young man wearing a broad-brimmed hat, vest, and jacket, no tie.
Cite as:
African American Portrait Tintypes, ca. 1880-1900, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African Americans
Youths--African American
Hats
Vests
African American men
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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