Tintype of a woman

Image for Tintype of a woman
Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Medium
collodion and silver on iron with lacquer
Dimensions
H x W: 2 7/8 x 2 in. (7.3 x 5.1 cm)
Type
tintypes
portraits
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Date
late 19th century
Description
A tintype of an unidentified African American woman in a hat, earrings, and dress. Her cheeks have been painted pink, as has the front middle of her dress.
Topic
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.36.11.7
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain

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