Photograph of Emroy Smith standing next to a chair

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Photograph by
Rugg, Elliot Irving, American, born 1862
Subject of
Emroy Smith, American, born 1878
Owned by
Hattie Durr Whiddon Graham, American, 1873 - 1950
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions
H x W (card): 6 9/16 x 4 1/2 in. (16.7 x 11.4 cm)
H x W (image): 5 9/16 x 3 7/8 in. (14.1 x 9.8 cm)
Type
cabinet photographs
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1900
Description
A black-and-white cabinet card photograph of Emroy Smith wearing a dark colored jacket. He is standing next to a wooden chair with his left hand resting on the seatback. He is holding a hat with his left hand. The photograph is inscribed on the front, bottom left corner with “Emroy Smith.” Embossed in the bottom right corner is “BY Rugg / Sioux City, Ia.” There are no inscriptions on the back.
Topic
African American
American West
Families
Migrations
Photography
United States--History--1865-1921
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Donated by Don L. Durrah and D. Simone Durrah Logan in memory of Hattie J. Durr Whiddon Graham (1873-1950); Christopher Columbus Wayman Whiddon (1894-1973); Lina Irene
Object number
2014.61.10
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Hattie J. Durr Whiddon Graham Collection of Family Photographs
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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