Frederick Douglass

Image for Frederick Douglass
Created by
Battey, C. M., American, 1873 - 1927
Subject of
Douglass, Frederick, American, 1818 - 1895
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 × 7 1/8 in. (22.9 × 18.1 cm)
H x W x D (Sheet size): 12 1/16 × 10 1/4 in. (30.6 × 26 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date
ca. 1895
Description
A seated portrait of an older Frederick Douglass. Douglass wears a suit with bow tie, jacket and vest.
Topic
African American
Antislavery
Photography
Slavery
Social reform
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2009.37.1
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

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