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Published by:
Pomegranate Communications, Inc., American  Search this
Photograph by:
William Haight Cheney, 1850 - 1905  Search this
Subject of:
Harriet Tubman, American, 1822 - 1913  Search this
Nelson Davis, American, died 1888  Search this
Gertie Davis, born 1873  Search this
Written by:
Sedalia Gaines  Search this
Received by:
Mariline Northrup Wilkins  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 x 4 1/4 in. (15.2 x 10.8 cm)
Type:
portraits
postcards
Place depicted:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1887; printed 1992
Description:
A black-and-white postcard featuring a photograph of Harriet Tubman, her husband Nelson Davis, and their adopted daughter Gertie. Tubman stands on the left holding a round pan. The postcard was sent to Mariline Wilkins in Philadelphia, PA from Sedalia Gaines in 1992.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Blockson
Object number:
2009.50.13
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Movement:
Anti-slavery movements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f4872994-4a39-4a84-b401-383e92f45edc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.50.13