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Tintype of Andy Wilson, a "contraband" servant during the Civil War
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Andy Wilson, died 1868
silver on iron photographic plate
H x W: 3 1/2 x 2 in. (8.9 x 5.1 cm)
A black and grey tintype image of a young male subject seated with his left forearm resting on a table. He wears a hat and jacket. The tintype is in a white paper mat, with an arched viewing window surrounded by embossed detail.
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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