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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Captain William A. Prickitt, American, 1839 - 1929  Search this
Subject of:
George H. Mitchell, American, born 1844  Search this
25th Regiment, U.S. Colored Infantry, American, 1864 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
collodion and silver on iron , lacquer
Dimensions:
H x W (tintype): 1 3/16 × 7/8 in. (3 × 2.2 cm)
H x W (oval cutout): 7/8 × 5/8 in. (2.2 × 1.6 cm)
H x W (page): 1 9/16 × 1 3/4 in. (4 × 4.5 cm)
Type:
tintypes
Date:
1864-1865
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of George H. Mitchell found on page 12 of 2014.88a-r. He is wearing a buttoned up jacket with epaulettes on the shoulders and a kepi in the portrait. He is also wearing a shoulder strap on his left side. A rifle is resting against his left shoulder. He is leaning slightly to the right side of the picture. His name is inscribed below the photograph on the same page.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Men  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Aneita Gates, on behalf of her son, Kameron Gates, and all the Descendants of Captain William A. Prickitt
Object number:
2014.88l
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/fd55b9a841f-e886-4bc9-a480-d22c0f3eb765
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.88l