Photograph of an unidentified man holding a saber

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Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, pasteboard
Dimensions
H x W: 8 1/2 × 5 1/4 in. (21.6 × 13.3 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date
ca. 1920
Description
This photographic print depicts an unidentified man standing in a wooded field wearing a checked three-piece suit, striped shirt, polka dot necktie, bell crown hat, and an oval "US" belt plate on a leather belt with a scabbard. He holds a saber in his right hand with the tip pointing skyward. The print is mounted on off-white pasteboard. The reverse of the mount is blank.
Topic
African American
Military
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.174.11
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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