Tintype of a woman

Created by
Stowe, E. C., American
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
1856-1900
Medium
collodion and silver on iron with lacquer
Dimensions
H x W: 4 x 2 1/2 in. (10.2 x 6.4 cm)
Description
A tintype of an unidentified African American woman sitting at a table. She wears a hat, necklace, dress, and rings on her right ring and index fingers. The plate is housed in a mat frame. On the back of the mat, the maker's stamp has been applied numerous times in different alignments.
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
tintypes
portraits
Topic
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.36.11.17
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd581d5e56e-99ca-420c-9d05-83a7d3afd8d9