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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
collodion and silver on iron with lacquer
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 3/16 × 2 7/16 in. (8.1 × 6.2 cm)
Type:
tintypes
portraits
Place depicted:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1866
Description:
A black-and-white photograph of an unidentified, highly decorated Buffalo soldier in uniform. The man is wearing a belted uniform and a cap with insignia, and he has ribbons pinned to his chest. He is standing and looking straight at the camera, his right arm resting on a wooden bench, and his right leg slightly bent. Behind the man is a photography studio backdrop showing a nature scene with tall trees. The proper left upper and lower corners of the tintype are trimmed.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American West  Search this
Buffalo Soldiers  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.49.1
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/fd5e1c6b10e-5d37-446c-b5ef-60e569ed71f6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.49.1