Tintype of a young woman in a striped dress

Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
late 1860s
Medium
collodion and silver on iron with lacquer
Dimensions
H x W: 2 3/4 × 2 in. (7 × 5.1 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of a young woman in a striped dress. In this half length portrait, the woman is sitting, facing the camera, with her right arm crossed at her waist and her left arm resting in her lap. She is wearing a black scarf around her neck pinned with a brooch at her neck. Her hair is in an updo. She is wearing drop earrings and has several rings on her right hand.
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
tintypes
portraits
Topic
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.37.22.5
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5775cd2b8-8ca5-4cf7-bdfb-1577de6aa93c
2 image(s)