Photograph of a woman standing next to a chair and holding a book

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2 images
Photograph by
Janousek, Louis, American, 1857 - 1934
Subject of
Unidentified Woman or Women
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 7/16 x 4 1/4 in. (16.4 x 10.8 cm)
H x W (image): 5 1/2 x 4 1/16 in. (14 x 10.3 cm)
Type
cabinet photographs
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured
Yankton, Yankton County, South Dakota, United States, North and Central America
Date
late 19th century
Description
A sepia toned cabinet card photograph of a woman wearing a dark colored dress. She is standing next to a chair with a fringed bottom. Her right hand rests on the chair back and she is holding white gloves. With her left hand she is holding a book. The photograph is adhered to green cardstock. Printed on the cardstock is “L. Janousek,” “LJ,” and “Yankton [----?]. 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
2014.61.12
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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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