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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
collodion and silver on iron with lacquer, resin case
Dimensions:
Case open: 3 3/4 × 6 1/2 × 1/4 in. (9.5 × 16.5 × 0.6 cm)
Case closed: 3 3/4 × 3 1/2 × 1/2 in. (9.5 × 8.9 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
tintypes
portraits
Date:
1870s
Description:
Tintype of young girl sitting in fancy plaid dress with a white bow in her hair. She is leaning to the proper right and resting on the arm of a chair. The tintype is framed in an oval mat with a gold frame. The tintype is in a case with a floral design on the front and back. The inside of the case, opposite the tintype is velvet with an embossed floral design.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Oprah Winfrey
Object number:
2014.312.115
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a0debccc-a135-433b-bac6-968d75b25e19
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.115