Carte-de-visite of a woman with a young boy

Created by
Unidentified
Date
1865
Medium
albumen, silver and paper on card mount
Dimensions
H x W (Image and Sheet) : 3 11/16 x 2 1/8 in. (9.4 x 5.4 cm)
H x W (Mount): 4 x 2 7/16 in. (10.2 x 6.2 cm)
Description
A small black-and-white print of a woman in a floral patterned dress and a white collar with her arm around a young boy in a button down shirt and pants. He stands beside her while she sits. Adhered to the back of the photograph are two red one cent tax stamps featuring a portrait of George Washington.
Place collected
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Type
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
portraits
Topic
Families
Photography
Slavery
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Linda and Artis Cason
Object number
2011.30.2
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b0eaabf1-2bbe-4da2-ace3-72bf734c9215
3 image(s)