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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
collodion and silver on iron with lacquer, paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Paper frame): 4 × 2 1/2 in. (10.2 × 6.4 cm)
Type:
tintypes
portraits
Place collected:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1890s
Description:
Tintype depicting a young girl wearing a white dress with decorated trim in the front. The tintype is in a paper sleeve with an oval opening framing the portrait. The outside of the oval is elaborately embossed. On the back, written in pencil, is [Carla]. Paper sleeve is discolored around outer edges and embossed frame.
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:
2014.312.148
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/fd512d1c32c-8e25-4c03-8350-05e7228dd2f9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.312.148