Tintype of a woman

Image for Tintype of a woman
Created by
Stowe, E. C., American
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
collodion and silver on iron with lacquer
Dimensions
H x W: 4 x 2 1/2 in. (10.2 x 6.4 cm)
Type
tintypes
portraits
Date
1856-1900
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.
Topic
African American
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
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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

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