The Connecticut Courant, Vol. LXXXVII, No. 4461

Newspaper with advertisement for Augustus Washington's photography business

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Published by
Hartford Courant, American, founded 1764
Subject of
Washington, Augustus, American, 1821 - 1875
Medium
ink on newsprint
Dimensions
H x W: 25 3/4 x 19 1/2 in. (65.4 x 49.5 cm)
Type
advertisements
Place made
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Date
July 20, 1850
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.
Topic
African American
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
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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