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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
collodion and silver on iron with lacquer
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 3 1/4 × 2 1/2 in. (8.3 × 6.4 cm)
Type:
tintypes
portraits
Place collected:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1890s
Description:
Tintype depicting a girl wearing a dress standing with her right arm resting on the chair next to her. Her left hand is placed on her left hip and she faces the camera. She is wearing a double stranded necklace with charm, earrings, and a headband. The necklace pendant, earrings, and element on headband are all hand-tinted gold. Pink hand-tinting at the cheeks. There are losses at top, center, and bottom left where the plate has rusted through. There are losses in the image at the center and bottom right.
Topic:
African American  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:
2014.312.137
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/fd5e608fd45-760f-4bdd-8d30-0de49e781fcf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.137