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Photograph by:
Mark Hopkins Strong, American  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
albumen on wove paper and cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 2 1/2 × 1 11/16 in. (6.4 × 4.3 cm)
H x W (card): 1 15/16 × 3 in. (5 × 7.6 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 mother and child. Captured seated, a young dark-haired woman poses with her child. She wears a dark long-sleeve jacket-dress and holds her child on her proper left side. The baby is dressed in a bright voluminous gown and gazes directly at the camera. Below the image, atop the tan photograph card, in blue ink, are the ‘Strong’ name and studio address [Third & Main Sts. / Napa, Cal.] imprints. On the reverse of the carte-de-visite are graphite inscriptions reading [Alice] and [Jennings] in different hands along with several numerical inscriptions.
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:
2020.10.10.8
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/fd55e7f34a5-bf26-4b19-92d8-542fa0108e7e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.10.10.8