Tintype portrait of Mrs. Annie Cox

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3 images
Photograph by
Hall's Tintype & Ferrotype Gallery, American
Subject of
Cox, Annie
Owned by
Howland, Emily, American, 1827 - 1929
Medium
collodion and silver on iron with lacquer
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 3 1/8 × 1 15/16 in. (8 × 5 cm)
H x W (Image and Mount): 4 × 2 7/16 in. (10.1 × 6.2 cm)
Type
tintypes
portraits
Place made
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1865
Description
Tintype of Mrs. Annie Cox shown in three quarter portrait. Cox is seated and leaning with her arms crossed on the arm of a chair. She is turned slightly to her left and looks off frame. Her curly hair is parted at the center and loosely gathered into a ponytail at the nape of her neck. She wears a dark bodice and a plaid skirt. There is a ring on her right hand ring finger. The tintype is housed in its original "Potters Patent" die-cut paper frame.
Information for Hall's Tintype & Ferrotype Gallery is printed on the back of the photograph.
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 "Mrs. Anna Cox".
Topic
African American
Antislavery
Photography
Reconstruction (United States History, 1865-1877)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Credit Line
Collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture shared with the Library of Congress
Object number
2017.30.28
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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