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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W (card): 6 3/8 × 4 3/16 in. (16.2 × 10.7 cm)
H x W (image): 5 1/2 × 3 7/8 in. (14 × 9.8 cm)
Type:
cabinet photographs
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
late 19th century
Description:
A cabinet card photograph depicting a sepia toned image of a uniformed soldier displaying a 10th Cavalry campaign hat in his proper right hand, with a trumpet held by a cord over his proper left arm. There is a round-backed mandolin with 4 double course strings, similar to mandolins in the Neopolitan style, on the seat of the chair beside him and a cartridge belt is draped along the lowest chair rung and the floor. The soldier and chair are in front of a painted studio background. The back of the card is blank.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American West  Search this
Buffalo Soldiers  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Military  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.5.2.24
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/fd526a28403-d19e-40ce-aac3-5903b4733b4d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.5.2.24