The Connecticut Courant, Vol. LXXXVII, No. 4461

Published by
Hartford Courant, American, founded 1764
Subject of
Washington, Augustus, American, 1821 - 1875
Date
July 20, 1850
Medium
ink on newsprint
Dimensions
H x W: 25 3/4 x 19 1/2 in. (65.4 x 49.5 cm)
Title
Newspaper with advertisement for Augustus Washington's photography business
Description
A newspaper advertisement for Augustus Washington's photography and dagurreotype business, the Washington Daguerrean Gallery. The adverstisement is black ink on newsprint, and at the top of the notice is a drawing of a woman sitting for her portrait.
Place made
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Type
advertisements
Topic
Business
Mass media
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.52.2
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd500905a6c-a73f-49a2-a42b-a1e224cd3655
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