Photograph by
J. P. Ball & Son, American, 1845 - 1904
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
1897-1902
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 3 7/8 × 5 1/2 in. (9.8 × 14 cm)
H x W (Overall): 5 1/2 × 6 5/8 in. (13.9 × 16.8 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of an unidentified man, girl, and woman photographed at the Ball & Sons studio in Seattle, Washington. The photo is mounted on dark-colored pasteboard stamped with the Ball & Sons logo and store location on the bottom of the front side. The woman sits on the far right in a dark jacket and her hair pulled up on top of her head. The girl stands to her right between the adults and is wearing a white dress with her head resting in her right hand. The man sits to her right and wears a dark suit and a trim beard. Handwritten on the reverse of the mount in graphite is the text "Pa and Ma".
Place captured
Seattle, King County, Washington, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
cabinet photographs
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
American West
Business
Families
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.37.28.21
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5dafe83c1-77dc-441c-b2d9-d98ee05e2477
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