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Photograph by:
Christopher C. Cook, American, born 1846  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
silver chloride and photographic gelatin on printing-out paper
H x W (Image and Sheet): 5 3/8 x 3 7/8 in. (13.6 x 9.8 cm)
H x W (Mount): 6 7/16 x 4 3/16 in. (16.4 x 10.7 cm)
cabinet photographs
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1885
A gelatin silver chloride printing-out paper print on cabinet card of an unidentified woman posed for a studio portrait. Captured in studio with a veranda and nature themed backdrop, a dark-haired woman wears a floor length plaid dress with narrow bodice, and a dark, fitted, long sleeve coat. Her proper left hand rests on an ornate column prop and she stands on a fibrous rug-like object. At the bottom of the photograph card, from left to right in brown in is: [FORT SMITH,C. C. Cook,ARKANSAS.]. There are serveral numerical inscriptions on the reverse of the cabinet card.
African American  Search this
American West  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture