Albumen print of an unidentified woman sitting on stairs

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Owned by
Sullivan, Maxine, American, 1911 - 1987
Medium
albumen and silver on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 3 3/4 × 2 5/8 in. (9.5 × 6.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 6 7/16 × 4 1/4 in. (16.4 × 10.8 cm)
Type
albumen prints
portraits
Date
1850-1895
Description
A deep purple-reddish brown photograph of an unidentified woman sitting on a set of wooden stairs. She is posed with her left arm resting on her left knee. Her head is resting on her left hand. Her right hand is placed on her lap. She is wearing a light colored dress with a dark stripe around the hem of the skirt. The stairs are attached to a building. The photograph is adhered to a dark gray mat. The back of the mat is blank
Topic
African American
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.29.114
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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