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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
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
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)
albumen prints
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
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".
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:
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