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Photograph by:
James G. Brayton, American, born 1822  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
albumen on wove paper and cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 3 5/8 × 2 1/4 in. (9.2 × 5.7 cm)
H x W (card): 4 × 2 1/2 in. (10.1 × 6.3 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
portraits
Place captured:
Napa, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1865-1888
Description:
A sepia tone carte-de-visite of young family of three. Captured seated on a wooden bench, a dark-haired couple pose with their infant in front of a solid wall. The man wears a dark notched lapel jacket, bowtie, bright shirt, floral vest, dark dress shoes and striped trousers. His hands rest on his thighs. The woman beside him wears her long wavy hair in a parted chignon and a floor length plaid long-sleeve dress. She smiles and holds her baby, who is dressed in a long and full short sleeve dress. On the reverse of the carte-de-visite are graphite inscriptions along with "Jennings" and "Napa," also in graphite.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American West  Search this
Children  Search this
Communities  Search this
Families  Search this
Men  Search this
Photography  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.10.10.15
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/fd5946a2ea2-f6b5-4449-a4ae-2349da7f9fd6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.10.10.15