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Photograph by:
Adt & Brother Portrait Studio, American, founded 1886  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (16.5 x 10.8 cm)
Type:
cabinet photographs
albumen prints
portraits
Place made:
Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1891
Description:
This cabinet card has a photographic print of an unidentified infant wearing a long christening gown and seated on a piece of furniture covered in a blanket or rug with a dark ground and light woven floral pattern. The child clasps its hands in its lap. The text "Adt. Waterbury, Conn." is printed along the bottom of the card mount. The reverse of the card mount has printed text reading "Adt. / The ADT & BROTHER / PORTRAIT / STUDIO / 56 BANK ST., WATERBURY, / CONN. / Manufacturers / of Picture Frames / DUPLICATES / AT REDUCED RATES."
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of Keith M. Jones in honor of Lonnie Bunch
Object number:
2009.31.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd569789be0-7c7b-4052-ac71-8e4342c029e2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.31.1