Tintype of a woman and four children

Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
1870s
On View
Concourse, C 050
Museum MapsObjects in this Location
Exhibition
Make Good the Promises: Reconstruction and Its Legacies
Medium
collodion and silver on iron with lacquer
Dimensions
H x W (Image and Sheet): 3 11/16 × 2 1/2 in. (9.4 × 6.4 cm)
Description
Tintype depicting woman with four children standing around her. Children include three girls and one boy who holds a hat. All of the children are barefoot. They are standing outside with trees behind them.
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
tintypes
portraits
Topic
Children
Families
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Oprah Winfrey
Object number
2014.312.128
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a71a6d4d-5797-497a-bef1-5ab3e3c8762d