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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
William Henry Channing, American, 1810 - 1884  Search this
Owned by:
Emily Howland, American, 1827 - 1929  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 3 13/16 × 2 1/4 in. (9.7 × 5.7 cm)
H x W (Image and Mount): 4 1/4 × 2 7/16 in. (10.8 × 6.2 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
portraits
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1862-1865
Description:
Carte-de-visite of William Henry Channing shown in full profile. He is standing in a carpeted room with a floral drapery at the right side of the image. Channing faces the camera with his arms crossed in front of his chest and his head a quarter turn to his right looking off camera. He is slightly balding and has a beard. His cheeks are tinted pink. Channing wears a black clergyman's robe over a suit.
The photograph is housed in the album 2017.30. The album page has a triple-lined, gold border framing the print. Handwritten in graphite inside the bottom border of the printed frame of the album page is the text "Wm. H. Channing 1864".
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Photography  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
Religion  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:
2017.30.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Emily Howland Photograph Album
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50541fa45-d115-45c4-ac68-7efcaec9b50d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.30.7