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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Created by:
Littlefield, Parsons & Co., American, 1858 - 1866  Search this
Medium:
collodion and silver on glass photographic plates
Dimensions:
Closed: 3 × 2 5/8 × 7/8 in. (7.6 × 6.7 × 2.2 cm)
Open: 3 × 5 1/8 × 9/16 in. (7.6 × 13 × 1.4 cm)
3 x 5 in. (7.6 x 12.7 cm)
Type:
ambrotypes
portraits
Date:
1861-1865
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of a an unidentified soldier, depicted from the waist up. He wears a button-down coat and a kepi and holds a rifle against his left shoulder. Image is in a full case lined with blue velvet and has a decorative gold metal frame.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2008.9.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54636eeeb-b802-4df8-9d1b-5ced1dd36122
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2008.9.2