Cabinet card of three unidentified girls by Ball & Sons

Photograph by
J. P. Ball & Son, American, 1845 - 1904
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Date
1898
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 5 1/2 × 3 7/8 in. (14 × 9.8 cm)
H x W (Overall): 7 3/16 × 5 1/8 in. (18.3 × 13 cm)
Description
A black-and-white photograph of three unidentified girls 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 trio is photographed from the waist up, with two girls seated and the third standing between and just behind the other two. The two seated girls wear identical dark colored dresses and the third girl wears a lighter dress with lace decorations on the sleeve. They all have dark hair that has been pulled back. There is an inscription in pencil on the back.
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
Children
Photography
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.37.28.4
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53aa609a6-016d-4267-acab-a1f9dc2dee3b
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