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Albumen print of Harriet Tubman

Photograph by:
Tarby Studios, American  Search this
Subject of:
Harriet Tubman, American, 1822 - 1913  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 7/8 x 8 in. (25.1 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
albumen prints
portraits
Place captured:
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1908; printed ca. 1920
Topic:
African American  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Blockson
Object number:
2009.50.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture 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/fd530292d73-2364-4a3f-b32d-a87cec65da0d
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edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.50.2
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Albumen print of a man with moustache

Photograph by:
Magovern & Baker, American  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver nitrate on photographic paper, cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 5 1/2 × 4 in. (14 × 10.2 cm)
H x W (Mat): 7 1/2 × 5 1/4 in. (19.1 × 13.3 cm)
Type:
albumen prints
portraits
Place made:
Saratoga Springs, Saratoga County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1900
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2008.9.18
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/fd57fa83b3f-b967-48af-b348-30f0416017a7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2008.9.18
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Albumen Printing: A Personal Historical and Technical Note

Maker:
Chicago Albumen Works  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 25 in x 30 in; 63.5 cm x 76.2 cm
Object Name:
document
Place made:
United States: California
Date made:
1977
ID Number:
PG.78.03.iii
Accession number:
1978.1031
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-a878-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1954150

Albumen print of three men indoors

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
albumen and precious metal on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 4 5/8 x 6 5/8 in. (11.7 x 16.8 cm)
Type:
albumen prints
Date:
1890-1930
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.89.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a3108597-340d-43d4-b73a-f2e8ee6ce9a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.89.4

Albumen print of four men indoors

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W (photograph): 4 5/8 x 6 1/2 in. (11.7 x 16.5 cm)
H x W (mat): 6 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. (16.2 x 21.3 cm)
Type:
albumen prints
Date:
1890-1930
Topic:
African American  Search this
Labor  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.89.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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/fd50ab2b730-87e1-4b84-93bb-42a81495cf69
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.89.5
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Albumen print of four men dressed in tuxedos

Photograph by:
Calvert Brothers Studio, American, 1900 -1931  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Matted): 7 1/2 × 9 7/8 in. (19.1 × 25.1 cm)
Type:
photographs
portraits
Place depicted:
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1900-1930
Topic:
African American  Search this
Men  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.36.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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/fd52ea5785e-b0fc-41b1-9775-d09f7a84f368
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.36.14

Albumen print of Rev. Nelson W. Jordan

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Rev. Nelson W. Jordan, American, 1842 - 1922  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 4 1/4 × 3 1/4 in. (10.8 × 8.3 cm)
Type:
albumen prints
portraits
Place captured:
Prince Edward County, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1890s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Religion  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.63.102.33
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/fd5bf4bbcb1-e955-40d3-9119-55e6518f21ff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.63.102.33
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Albumen print of Millie and Christine McCoy

Photograph by:
Charles Eisenmann, 1855 - 1927  Search this
Subject of:
Millie and Christine McCoy, American, 1851 - 1912  Search this
Owned by:
Maxine Sullivan, American, 1911 - 1987  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 5 3/8 × 3 13/16 in. (13.7 × 9.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 6 3/8 × 4 1/8 in. (16.2 × 10.5 cm)
Type:
albumen prints
portraits
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1880s -1890s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.29.119
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd527e12006-28f0-4ffe-8701-d6bcc721f253
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.29.119
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Albumen print of an unidentified woman

Photograph by:
The Northland Studios, American  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Owned by:
Maxine Sullivan, American, 1911 - 1987  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper, paper
Dimensions:
H x W (2013.46.29121a): 5 3/4 × 3 11/16 in. (14.6 × 9.4 cm)
H x W (2013.46.29.121b): 8 9/16 × 5 1/2 in. (21.7 × 14 cm)
H x W (2013.46.29.c (Open)): 8 15/16 × 13 9/16 in. (22.7 × 34.4 cm)
H x W (2013.46.29121c (Closed)): 8 7/8 × 5 7/8 in. (22.5 × 14.9 cm)
Type:
albumen prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
early 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.29.121abc
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5543fa5d7-e4b7-46a7-a380-05f1c09a5928
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.29.121abc

Albumen print of three members of the Boyd family

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Edgar Leroy Boyd, American, 1882 - 1953  Search this
Alfred Boyd Sr., American  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on wood and metal
Dimensions:
H x W (photograph): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
frame: 13 5/8 x 15 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (34.6 x 40 x 3.2 cm)
Type:
albumen prints
portraits
Date:
1890-1930
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:
2011.89.3ab
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/fd58d472105-8909-43a0-a313-18bbe34525ab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.89.3ab
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Albumen print of a man with a full hay cart

Photograph by:
E. K. Blush, American, 1868 - 1921  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper on card mount
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 3 7/8 × 5 1/2 in. (9.8 × 14 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 4 1/4 × 6 1/2 in. (10.8 × 16.5 cm)
Type:
cabinet photographs
albumen prints
Place captured:
Stuttgart, Arkansas County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1894-1904
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American South  Search this
Labor  Search this
Photography  Search this
U.S. History, 1865-1921  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2016.166.9
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Liljenquist Family Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5603440f2-077d-45df-973b-25237e21445a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.166.9
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Albumen print of an unidentified woman sitting on stairs

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Owned by:
Maxine Sullivan, American, 1911 - 1987  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 3 3/4 × 2 5/8 in. (9.5 × 6.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 6 7/16 × 4 1/4 in. (16.4 × 10.8 cm)
Type:
albumen prints
portraits
Date:
1850-1895
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.29.114
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5574e1513-4e85-42d0-b74a-b4368807d133
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.29.114
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Albumen print of 23rd United States Colored Troops (USCT) Officers

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
23rd U.S. Colored Infantry, American, 1863 - 1865  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper, ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 18 × 14 in. (45.7 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
portraits
Date:
1863-1865
Topic:
African American  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 from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2015.222.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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/fd5aa1c0bfe-b711-49d9-bb1e-01a352ea1b55
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.222.6
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Prince Hotsuta Garden Tokio

Maker:
Anonymous  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (image material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/2 in x 13 5/8 in; 26.67 cm x 34.6075 cm
image: 8 1/8 in x 10 1/2 in; 20.6375 cm x 26.67 cm
Object Name:
albumen print.
hand-tinted albumen print
Place made:
Japan
Date made:
1880s
Subject:
Gardens  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.0003
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0003
Accession number:
2013.0327
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-3056-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591241

Albumen print of mebers of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, American, founded 1843  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (photograph): 6 x 17 1/2 in. (15.2 x 44.5 cm)
H x W (mat): 7 x 18 in. (17.8 x 45.7 cm)
Type:
albumen prints
portraits
Place depicted:
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1890-1930
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Men  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.89.6
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/fd592215fe0-4913-4477-8b42-658900da96f6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.89.6
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Albumen print of African American Odd Fellows in front of a grandstand

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, American, founded 1843  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (photograph): 6 x 17 1/2 in. (15.2 x 44.5 cm)
H x W (mat): 7 x 18 in. (17.8 x 45.7 cm)
Type:
albumen prints
portraits
Place depicted:
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1890-1930
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.89.7
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/fd577347293-e385-42ed-bf46-952a1c87d5a1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.89.7
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Albumen print of men, women, and children picking cotton in South Carolina

Photograph by:
George L. Cook, American  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver nitrate on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 3/4 x 3 in. (7 x 7.6 cm)
Type:
albumen prints
Place made:
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1875
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
American South  Search this
Cotton  Search this
Labor  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2008.9.22
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/fd5ece73767-17b7-4cb0-b45d-2b3cf63d4f9c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2008.9.22
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Albumen print of enslaved women and their children near Alexandria, Virginia

Attributed to:
James E. Larkin, American  Search this
Subject of:
William Hughes, American, born 1856  Search this
Lucinda Hughes, American  Search this
Fannie Hughes, American, 1860 - 1950  Search this
Mary Hughes, American, born 1860  Search this
Frances Hughes, American, born 1834  Search this
Martha E. Hughes, American, born 1857  Search this
Julia Scott Hughes, American, born 1859  Search this
Harriet Hughes, American, born 1852  Search this
Charles W. Hughes, American, born 1853  Search this
Marshall M. Hughes, American, born 1854  Search this
Volusia Plantation, ended 1896  Search this
Felix Richards, American, died 1864  Search this
Amelia Macrae Richards, American, died 1910  Search this
Medium:
albumen and silver on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 5 1/2 × 8 1/4 in. (14 × 21 cm)
H x W (Mount): 7 15/16 × 10 in. (20.2 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
albumen prints
portraits
Place captured:
Volusia Plantation, Alexandria, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
December 2, 1861 to March 10, 1862
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Families  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  Search this
U.S. History, Civil War, 1861-1865  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.174.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture 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/fd51443ee79-35fd-4c40-8a4e-82b3854c2500
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.174.8
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Kintai Bridge at Iwakuni

Maker:
Anonymous  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (image material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/2 in x 13 5/8 in; 26.67 cm x 34.6075 cm
image: 8 1/8 in x 10 1/2 in; 20.6375 cm x 26.67 cm
sheet: 8 29/32 in x 11 11/16 in; 22.606 cm x 29.718 cm
Object Name:
hand-tinted albumen print
Place made:
Japan: Yamaguchi, Iwakuni
Date made:
1880s
Subject:
Bridges  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.0008
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0008
Accession number:
2013.0327
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-7b1c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591250

Ozashiki or Parlor

Maker:
Anonymous  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (image material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/2 in x 13 5/8 in; 26.67 cm x 34.6075 cm
image: 8 1/8 in x 10 1/2 in; 20.6375 cm x 26.67 cm
sheet: 8 11/16 in x 11 1/4 in; 22.098 cm x 28.575 cm
Object Name:
hand-tinted albumen print
Place Made:
Japan: Japan
Date made:
1880s
Subject:
Architecture, Domestic Buildings  Search this
ID Number:
2013.0327.0007
Catalog number:
2013.0327.0007
Accession number:
2013.0327
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Domestic Furnishings
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-22e8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1591249

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