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Photograph by:
Alexander S. Thomas, American  Search this
Subject of:
Alexander S. Thomas, American  Search this
Medium:
albumen on wove paper and cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 2 15/16 × 2 1/8 in. (7.5 × 5.4 cm)
H x W (card): 4 3/16 × 2 9/16 in. (10.6 × 6.5 cm)
Type:
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
portraits
Place captured:
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1880
Description:
A sepia tone carte-de-visite bust self-portrait of photographer Alexander S. Thomas. Captured in studio, gazing to the left in the encircled photograph is photographer Alexander S. Thomas. He has short and dark wavy hair, a moustache, and wears a bright collared shirt, and dark notched lapel jacket and tie. On the reverse of the photograph card are numerical graphite inscriptions and a large brown vertical imprint of the photographer’s information: [A. S. Thomas / 166 West Fifth Street / Cincinnati, O.].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.10.4.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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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/fd5409e27c6-61bb-4a56-8e4e-f60d9bee752b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.10.4.1