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Lantern slide of the slave dealers, Birch & Co., in Alexandria, Virginia

Photograph by:
Mathew Brady, American, 1822 - 1896  Search this
Manufactured by:
Thomas H. McAllister, American, 1824 - 1898  Search this
Subject of:
Price, Birch & Co., American, 1858 - 1861  Search this
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Medium:
albumen, sodium chloride, silver nitrate, glass, metal, ink on paper, adhesive
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 2 11/16 × 2 7/8 in. (6.8 × 7.3 cm)
H x W x D (slide and mount): 3 1/4 × 4 1/8 × 1/4 in. (8.2 × 10.5 × 0.6 cm)
Type:
lantern slides
Place captured:
Alexandria, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1862
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Commerce  Search this
Domestic slave trade  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
United States Colored Troops  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Liljenquist Family
Object number:
2018.43.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55fe4cbd7-ff3c-4256-b587-9ed2176f8e9c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.43.6
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