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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and collodion on printing-out paper and cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 3/8 x 4 1/2 in. (16.2 x 11.4 cm)
Type:
cabinet photographs
collodion prints
portraits
Place captured:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid to late 19th century
Description:
A cabinet card portrait of a newspaper carrier. The man is pictured standing in the center of the image against a light background. He is dressed in a dark hat and jacket, with a canvas newspaper carrier bag full of papers worn over his shoulder. In his proper right hand, he leans on a carved wooden walking stick. The photograph is cut to an oval shape and mounted on dark gray cardboard.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communication  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Men  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.155.65
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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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/fd5ecfeb931-b44d-4d95-ba08-c96b27af85de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.155.65