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Early photographic image of African American boy

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151034437123]
Identifier: MS-0816
Early photographic image of a young African American boy in a handmade suit, mid-19th century. Item is housed in its original 19th-century case.

Dates

  • mid-19th century

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.167 Cubic Feet (1 item)

0.19 Cubic Feet (1 item)

Content Description

Early photographic image of a young African American boy in a handmade suit, mid-19th century. Item is housed in its original 19th-century case. This item was originally claimed to be a daguerreotype when it was acquired, but additional research suggests it may be a tintype. Please see accession file for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Avis and Eugene Robinson in memory of R. Champlin Sheridan, Jr., 2014.

Processing Information

Processed by Jordon Steele, May 2018.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA