Carte-de-visite portrait of Anna M. Stanton

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3 images
Photograph by
Horning's Photographic Rooms, American
Subject of
Stanton, Anna M., American, 1832 - 1915
Owned by
Howland, Emily, American, 1827 - 1929
Medium
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 3 15/16 × 2 1/4 in. (10 × 5.7 cm)
H x W (Image and Mount): 4 1/8 × 2 7/16 in. (10.5 × 6.2 cm)
Type
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
portraits
Place made
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
1869-1877
Description
Carte-de-visite of Anna M. Stanton shown in full portrait. Stanton is standing with her body turned to the side and her left side foremost. Her head is turned to the camera. She wears her hair parted at the center and gathered into an updo behind her head. She has on a dark colored bodice and a bustle skirt. A chatelaine or watch chain is visible hanging from her chest down underneath her left arm. She is standing in front of an interior backdrop painted with a parlor mantel and draperies. Her hands are resting on top of each other on the top of the back of a carved armchair with a tufted padded back.
Handwritten in ink on the back of the photograph above the photographer's mark is the text, "Anne M. Stanton".
The photograph is housed in the album 2017.30. The album page has a triple-lined, gold border framing the print. Handwritten in graphite inside the bottom border of the printed frame of the album page is the text "Anne M. Stanton" and in the lower left corner of the album page is the text "ANNE M. STANTON?".
Topic
African American
Antislavery
Communities
Education
Photography
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture shared with the Library of Congress
Object number
2017.30.25
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
Emily Howland Photograph Album
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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