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Photograph by:
J. P. Ball & Son, American, 1845 - 1904  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper on card mount
H x W (Image): 3 7/8 × 5 1/2 in. (9.8 × 14 cm)
H x W (Overall): 5 1/2 × 6 5/8 in. (13.9 × 16.8 cm)
cabinet photographs
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Seattle, King County, Washington, United States, North and Central America
A black-and-white photograph of an unidentified man, girl, and woman photographed at the Ball & Sons studio in Seattle, Washington. The photo is mounted on dark-colored pasteboard stamped with the Ball & Sons logo and store location on the bottom of the front side. The woman sits on the far right in a dark jacket and her hair pulled up on top of her head. The girl stands to her right between the adults and is wearing a white dress with her head resting in her right hand. The man sits to her right and wears a dark suit and a trim beard. Handwritten on the reverse of the mount in graphite is the text "Pa and Ma".
African American  Search this
American West  Search this
Business  Search this
Families  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture