Cabinet card of Col. Charles Young as a cadet at West Point

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  • Image for Cabinet card of Col. Charles Young as a cadet at West Point
2 images
Created by
Pach Brothers, American, founded 1867
Subject of
Col. Young, Charles, American, 1864 - 1922
Medium
albumen, silver, and paper on card
Dimensions
H x W: 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in. (16.5 x 10.8 cm)
Type
cabinet photographs
albumen prints
Place captured
West Point, Orange County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1889
Description
A large sepia-toned cabinet card of Charles Young as a cadet at West Point. The image appears as an oval shape on a rectangular photograph adhered to a rectangular card mount. Young is pictured from the chest up. He is in uniform, with an Eagle insignia visible on his cap. He looks straight at the camera. At the bottom of the card is the photography's studio logo [Pach Bros] to the left and their address [841 Broadway New York] to the right.
Topic
African American
Buffalo Soldiers
Military
Photography
United States--History--1865-1921
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.57.21
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Exhibition
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture