Photograph of a baby dressed in white and sitting in a chair

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Unidentified Child or Children
Owned by
Hattie Durr Whiddon Graham, American, 1873 - 1950
Medium
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions
H x W (card): 3 5/8 x 3 in. (9.2 x 7.6 cm)
H x W (image): 1 1/2 x 1 5/16 in. (3.8 x 3.3 cm)
Type
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
portraits
Date
ca. 1870
Description
A sepia toned cartes-de-visite portrait of a baby dressed in white. The baby is sitting on a dark colored chair with a light colored decorative design on it. The photograph is bordered by a black, wavy line. There are no inscriptions on front or back.
Topic
African American
Families
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
2014.61.28
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

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