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Photograph by:
Lucius Thompson  Search this
Subject of:
Francis Eugene Dow, American, 1842 - 1924  Search this
Owned by:
Emily Howland, American, 1827 - 1929  Search this
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
H x W (Image): 3 7/16 × 2 1/4 in. (8.7 × 5.7 cm)
H x W (Image and Mount): 3 15/16 × 2 7/16 in. (10 × 6.2 cm)
albumen prints
Place made:
Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1865
Carte-de-visite of Eugene Dowe shown in bust portrait. He faces the camera directly and his hair is parted on his right side and smoothed down on the top of his head, but left curling on the sides. He has a mustache. Dowe wears a dark colored jacket and vest, a white shirt, and a light colored bowtie. The edges of the image are purposefully faded in the popular style of the time.
Handwritten in graphite on the bottom of the print is the text "Eugene Dowe". Printed on the back of the photograph is the text "L. Thompson / 12 Shetucket St., Norwich, Conn."
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
Education  Search this
Photography  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  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
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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