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Photograph by:
James G. Brayton, American, born 1822  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
albumen on wove paper and cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 3 3/4 × 2 3/8 in. (9.6 × 6 cm)
H x W (card): 4 1/8 × 2 9/16 in. (10.5 × 6.5 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 a young girl. Captured standing, a dark-haired girl poses for her portrait wearing earrings, a frilled collar, heeled dark boots, and a bright top and skirt combination. She is flanked by an ornate wall backdrop as she rests her proper right arm on the back of a tufted chaise-lounge. A folded cloth lies on the floor behind her. On the reverse of the carte-de-visite is the photographer’s imprint: [J. G. BRAYTON, / NAPA. / Additional copies may be had at any time.] along with "Jennings" and several numerical inscriptions in graphite.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American West  Search this
Children  Search this
Communities  Search this
Families  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.10.10.16
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/fd5de49509d-8696-41c7-9e06-091722ec1398
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.10.10.16