A cabinet card of a woman with a young boy

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Created by
Unidentified
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)
Type
cabinet photographs
albumen prints
portraits
Place collected
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, United States, North and Central America
Date
1865
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.
Topic
African American
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
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Exhibition
Slavery and Freedom
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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