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Created by:
J. Fenton's Photography  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
collodion and silver on iron with lacquer
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 3 1/2 × 2 in. (8.9 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
tintypes
portraits
Place collected:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1890s
Description:
Tintype depicting standing woman wearing a full dark dress with a white collar. She wears a long beaded necklace that is tucked into the belt around her waist. The woman's left hand rests on a prop pillar with a book on it, and her right hand hangs at her side. Studio backdrop has fluted column at right but is otherwise blank. Attached to the back of the tintype is a paper label wih the photographer's information: [J. Fenton's Photography / No. 721 South St.]
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:
2014.312.138
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b890ea52-79cd-43f0-8627-127f820c5dab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.138