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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Charlotte S. Poulton, English, 1831 - 1910  Search this
Owned by:
Emily Howland, American, 1827 - 1929  Search this
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
H x W (Image): 1 3/16 × 15/16 in. (3 × 2.4 cm)
H x W (Image and Mount): 1 5/8 × 2 1/2 in. (4.1 × 6.3 cm)
albumen prints
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
ca. 1865
Albumen print of Charlotte S. Poulton mounted on paper. Poulton is shown in but portrait and is turned one quarter to her right looking off frame. Her hair is smoothed down and pulled behind her head, and she may be wearing a dark colored snood or cloth, but the print is blurry and difficult to tell. She is wearing a dark colored bodice with a white lace collar and a pin at her center front neck. The print is cut into an oval and adhered to a paper backing.
Handwritten along the bottom of the mount in graphite is the text "Charlotte S. Poulton".
The photograph is housed in the album 2017.30. The album page has a triple-lined, gold border framing the print.
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture shared with the Library of Congress
Object number:
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
Collection title:
Emily Howland Photograph Album
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture