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Framed display of 12 Ambrotypes and Tintypes

Physical Description:
wood (frame material)
glass (overall material)
metal (image material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 3/4 in x 11 1/2 in; 27.305 cm x 29.21 cm
Object Name:
ambrotype
tintype
photograph
Subject:
Portraits  Search this
Men  Search this
Women  Search this
Children  Search this
Baby  Search this
Girls  Search this
Boys  Search this
ID Number:
1988.0547.12
Catalog number:
1988.0547.12
Accession number:
1988.0547
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9da2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1822244

ambrotype

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall:;
overall: 3 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 1/4 in; 8.255 cm x 6.985 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
daguerreotype
Daguerrotype
ambrotype
Credit Line:
Charles Bremner Hogg Jackson
ID Number:
1997.3044.233
Nonaccession number:
1997.3044
Catalog number:
1997.3044.233
Collector/donor number:
R-13
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-fb3f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_685950

Ambrotype of Thomas Anthony

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
metal, brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in; 11.43 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
ambrotype
Date made:
1860-1865
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Men  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Uniforms, Military  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
1974.0019.18
Catalog number:
1974.19.18
Accession number:
314637
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Civil War
Military
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-5f1f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1405406
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Ambrotype of African American Woman with Flag

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9.5 cm x 8.2 cm x 1.6 cm; 3 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 5/8 in
Object Name:
ambrotype
Place made:
United States: Virginia, Richmond
Date made:
1860s
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
African American  Search this
Women  Search this
Workers  Search this
ID Number:
2005.0002.01
Accession number:
2005.0002
Catalog number:
2005.0002.01
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Civil War
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-d108-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1293214

Ambrotype of a Confederate Soldier

Physical Description:
glass (photograph material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in; 16.51 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
ambrotype
photograph
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Westfield
Date made:
1860-1865
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Soldiers  Search this
Uniforms, Military  Search this
Men  Search this
Confederacy  Search this
Guns  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
ID Number:
PG.004697
Catalog number:
4697
Accession number:
189067
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Military
Civil War
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-933c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1417017

Ambrotype of Union Soldiers Posing with Flag, circa 1863-1865

Physical Description:
glass (photograph material)
metal (frame material)
Measurements:
overall: 9.1 cm x 8 cm; 3 19/32 in x 3 5/32 in
Object Name:
ambrotype
Date made:
ca 1863-1865
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Civil War Photography  Search this
Army  Search this
ID Number:
PG.75.17.922
Accession number:
322775
Catalog number:
75.17.922
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Military
Civil War
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-d109-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1293215

Ambrotype of Mea-to-sa-bi-tchi-a, or Smutty Bear

Depicted:
Mea-to-sa-bi-tchi-a  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 cm x 8.5 cm x .8 cm; 4 5/16 in x 3 3/8 in x 5/16 in
Object Name:
ambrotype
photograph
Object Type:
ambrotypes
Place Made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Associated Place:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
ca 1858
Subject:
Native Americans  Search this
Men  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Related event:
Sioux Revolt of 1862  Search this
ID Number:
PG.003974.07
Accession number:
121824
Catalog number:
3974.07
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-bca3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_554499
Online Media:

Ambrotype of a man

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver nitrate on glass photographic plate
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (8.9 x 6.4 cm)
Type:
ambrotypes
portraits
Date:
ca. 1855
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2008.9.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
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/fd56989747a-4e91-4581-b40f-108c5fdea29b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2008.9.11
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Ambrotype of Frederick Douglass

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895  Search this
Medium:
collodion and silver on glass photographic plates with leather and velvet
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 4 3/4 x 3 7/8 in. (12.1 x 9.8 cm)
Case open: 4 3/4 x 7 11/16 x 1/2 in. (12.1 x 19.5 x 1.3 cm)
Case closed: 4 3/4 x 3 7/8 x 3/4 in. (12.1 x 9.8 x 1.9 cm)
Type:
ambrotypes
portraits
Date:
1855-1865
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  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
Object number:
2010.36.10ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Anti-slavery movements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd539360b3e-615f-42d2-a606-dfe06c34ba34
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.36.10ab
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Seated nude male and standing nude female

Maker:
Johnson, Walter A.  Search this
Physical Description:
ambrotype (overall production method/technique)
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
plate: 7 in x 5 in; 17.78 cm x 12.7 cm
frame: 8 3/8 in x 8 1/4 in x 3/8 in; 21.2725 cm x 20.955 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
ambrotype
Date made:
1973-1974
Subject:
Men  Search this
Women  Search this
Nude  Search this
ID Number:
PG.76.79.04
Catalog number:
76.79.4
Accession number:
1977.0235
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-7b22-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1923222

Portrait of man, woman and baby

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
paper (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 24 cm x 27.3 cm x 1.7 cm; 9 7/16 in x 10 3/4 in x 21/32 in
Object Name:
ambrotype
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, Manchester, Manchester
Date made:
1859
Subject:
Portraits  Search this
Men  Search this
Women  Search this
Baby  Search this
Children  Search this
ID Number:
PG.001569
Catalog number:
1569
Accession number:
53074
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-576a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1923060

Man with gas light fixtures

Physical Description:
velvet (overall material)
wood (case material)
glass (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 5/8 in x 3 1/8 in x 1/2 in; 9.2075 cm x 7.9375 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
ambrotype
Date made:
ca 1850s
Subject:
Lighting  Search this
Portraits  Search this
ID Number:
PG.75.17.878
Catalog number:
75.17.878
Accession number:
322775
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Advertising
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-12af-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1384269

Civil War Soldier

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
ambrotype (overall production method/technique)
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
velvet (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 2 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
photograph
ambrotype
Other Terms:
photograph; Ambrotype
Date made:
ca 1861-1865
Subject:
Civil War  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Uniforms, Military  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Warren Fox Kaynor, Waterbury Companies
ID Number:
PG.75.17.927
Accession number:
322775
Catalog number:
75.17.927
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Military
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-68d3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_834652

Business card for L. H. Griffin's Ambrotype Rooms

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Associated Person:
L. H. Griffin  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4.9 x 6.8 cm (1 15/16 x 2 11/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
c. 1858
Topic:
Commercial\Advertisement  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Larry J. West
Object number:
AD/NPG.2007.21
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40082d85e-f44a-4921-af9e-561656e78a65
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_AD_NPG.2007.21
Online Media:

Ambrotype of an unidentified woman and child

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
collodion and silver on glass photographic plate with unidentified tint
Dimensions:
H x W (Closed): 3 7/8 x 3 1/2 x 7/8 in. (9.8 x 8.9 x 2.2 cm)
H x W (Open): 3 7/8 x 7 x 5/8 in. (9.8 x 17.8 x 1.6 cm)
Type:
ambrotypes
portraits
Date:
ca. 1860
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Photography  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Liljenquist Family Collection
Object number:
2011.51.11
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/fd5539852f0-6d81-4f26-8b4b-cbc75c01a490
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.51.11
Online Media:

Portrait of a woman and child

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 7/8 in; 9.525 cm x 8.255 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
ambrotype
Date made:
late 1850s - early 1860s
Subject:
Portraits  Search this
Women  Search this
Children  Search this
Girls  Search this
ID Number:
PG.75.17.892
Accession number:
322775
Catalog number:
75.17.892
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Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49cbd7312-0a97-23cd-e053-15f76fa0aa4d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1971422
Online Media:

Photos of Others, "Munich Artists," Ambrotype

Collection Creator:
Mosler, Henry, 1841-1920  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1880
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Henry Mosler papers, 1856-1929. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Henry Mosler papers
Henry Mosler papers / Series 7: Photographic Material
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90e30da34-6d62-4f47-a244-fc7600d19d81
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-moslhenr-ref156

Ambrotype of an unidentified young woman

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
collodion and silver on glass photographic plates, paper, and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 1/2 × 2 1/8 × 1/8 in. (6.4 × 5.4 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
ambrotypes
portraits
Date:
ca. 1860
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.174.6
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/fd501a411d4-5e67-4c51-bf37-77bdfae9fde4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.174.6
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Ambrotype of a Civil War soldier

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Created by:
Littlefield, Parsons & Co., American, 1858 - 1866  Search this
Medium:
collodion and silver on glass photographic plates
Dimensions:
Closed: 3 × 2 5/8 × 7/8 in. (7.6 × 6.7 × 2.2 cm)
Open: 3 × 5 1/8 × 9/16 in. (7.6 × 13 × 1.4 cm)
3 x 5 in. (7.6 x 12.7 cm)
Type:
ambrotypes
portraits
Date:
1861-1865
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
Object number:
2008.9.2
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
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54636eeeb-b802-4df8-9d1b-5ced1dd36122
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2008.9.2
Online Media:

Bearded Man in Uniform

Physical Description:
thermoplastic (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 9.5 cm x 8.5 cm x 2.3 cm; 3 3/4 in x 3 11/32 in x 29/32 in
Object Name:
Photograph
ambrotype
Other Terms:
Photograph; Photograph; Ambrotype
P:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
ca 1860s
Subject:
Civil War Photography  Search this
U. S. Army  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Men  Search this
Uniforms, Military  Search this
ID Number:
PG.68.79
Accession number:
1983.0010
Catalog number:
68.79
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Military
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-b94f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_555613

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