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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
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
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)
Type:
cabinet photographs
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Seattle, King County, Washington, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1897-1902
Description:
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".
Topic:
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:
2014.37.28.21
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
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/fd5dafe83c1-77dc-441c-b2d9-d98ee05e2477
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.37.28.21