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Tintype of a woman

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Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
collodion and silver on iron with lacquer
Dimensions
H x W: 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (8.9 x 6.4 cm)
Type
tintypes
portraits
Date
1856-1900
Description
A tintype of an unidentified African American woman in a hat, blouse, and dress. A purse hangs from her belt, and her right hand grasps a fake wrought iron fence being used as a portrait prop.
Topic
African American
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.36.11.6
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