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Photograph by:
Ramsdell Photo Artist, American  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 7/16 x 4 1/4 in. (16.4 x 10.8 cm)
Type:
cabinet photographs
albumen prints
portraits
Place made:
New Haven, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1890
Description:
This cabinet card has a photograph of an unidentified woman standing and looking at the camera with her left hand resting on a short pillar draped in ivy. The woman wears a dark-colored velvet dress with a high neck and a bodice that buttons at the center front with several small metal buttons. She has a metal brooch pinned to the front of her collar. Printed on the bottom of the card mount is the text "Ramsdell." A logo featuring a circular medallion with a strip of film running through it has text reading "Ramsdell PHOTO ARTIST / 817 CHAPEL STREET / NEW HAVEN. Ct. / NEGATIVES PRESERVED".
Topic:
African American  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:
2009.31.16
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/fd50ae38429-9fbe-4258-96f2-33cccede0a14
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.31.16