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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Emmaline, American, died 1939  Search this
Medium:
silver on iron photographic plates
Dimensions:
H x W: 4 5/8 × 3 1/8 in. (11.7 × 7.9 cm)
Type:
tintypes
Date:
ca. 1882
Description:
Tintype of Emmaline, a formerly enslaved woman. Emmaline is pictured seated in front of a studio backdrop. She wears a skirt, jacket and gloves of the same dark fabric. The jacket has a single row of small buttons up the center. She also wears a white collar with a dark ribbon, earrings, and a small hat. Her proper right arm is down by her side and her proper left hand is on her lap. She is smiling and is looking straight ahead at the camera. There are small losses to the tintype on the lefthand top and bottom corners.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2017.108.7.5
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:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a7cf5c5c-06dd-4494-a1bf-fd36c7fb5f8f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.108.7.5