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Photograph by:
James G. Brayton, American, born 1822  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
albumen on wove paper and cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 3 5/8 × 2 3/16 in. (9.2 × 5.6 cm)
H x W (card): 4 × 2 1/2 in. (10.2 × 6.3 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
portraits
Place captured:
Napa, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1865-1866
Description:
A sepia tone carte-de-visite of a gentleman in a long, velvet collar overcoat. Captured standing a tall dark-haired man poses for his portrait wearing a dark, knee-length three button jacket, bowtie, bright shirt, dark vest and trousers, and dress shoes. He is flanked by a curtain with large bright tassels, and a plain wall. He rests his proper right fist on the edge of a molded wooden structure. The floor is made up of patterned squares. On the reverse of the carte-de-visite are numerical graphite inscriptions along with "Jennings" and "photographer - Brayton, Napa]. There is also a green, three-cent revenue stamp initialed [J/B] at the bottom.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American West  Search this
Communities  Search this
Families  Search this
Men  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.10.10.12
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd514f507e9-6cff-4e1c-a034-f38a9202e383
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.10.10.12