Photograph by
J. P. Ball & Son, American, 1845 - 1904
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
1887-1900
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 5 1/2 × 4 in. (14 × 10.1 cm)
H x W (Overall): 6 7/16 × 4 5/16 in. (16.4 × 10.9 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of an unidentified man photographed at the J. P. Ball & Son studio in Helena, Montana. The photograph is mounted on light-colored pasteboard with the name and location of the photo studio printed on the front along the bottom. The portrait is full body and shows a man standing in front of a floral backdrop. He is wearing a dark three-piece suit, a striped necktie, and a pocket watch. He has short dark hair and is clean shaven. His left hand is tucked behind his back and his right hand hangs at his side. There is a faint impression of part of another photograph on the back of the card.
Place captured
Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Montana, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
cabinet photographs
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
American West
Business
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.37.28.43
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a5890937-148b-493e-a82e-9da648d79522

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