Carte-de-visite portrait of Carrie Lining

Photograph by
Barnard, George N., American, 1819 - 1902
Subject of
Lining, Carrie
Owned by
Howland, Emily, American, 1827 - 1929
Date
ca. 1875
Medium
albumen and silver on photographic paper on card mount
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 3 11/16 × 2 5/16 in. (9.3 × 5.8 cm)
H x W (Image and Mount): 4 1/8 × 2 1/2 in. (10.5 × 6.4 cm)
Description
Carte-de-visite of Carrie Lining shown in half portrait. Lining is turned one quarter to her right, with her head facing the camera though she looks slightly off frame. Her hair is parted at the center and gathered at the nape of her neck. She wears hoop earrings and a dark colored bodice with a standing collar. A white collar tied in a bow at the center neck is tucked under the dark standing collar of her bodice.
Handwritten on the photograph below the image is "Carrie Lining" with "Charleston, S.C." written below that on the mount. There is a mark on the back of the photograph for Barnard's studio.
The photograph is housed in the album 2017.30. The album page has a triple-lined, gold border framing the print.
Place printed
Charleston, South Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
Emily Howland Photograph Album
Classification
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Media Arts-Photography
Type
cartes-de-visite
albumen prints
portraits
Topic
Antislavery
Photography
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877
Credit Line
Collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture shared with the Library of Congress
Object number
2017.30.26
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51405d2b4-3c2c-4f49-9d87-60d1541e37f3
3 image(s)