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Untitled (Portrait of Woman Holding a Child)

Black-and-white portrait photograph in a gold mat and frame of a white toddler in a dress with a striped skirt seated in the lap of a young black woman in a white head covering and floral dress.
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  • Black-and-white portrait photograph in a gold mat and frame of a white toddler in a dress with a striped skirt seated in the lap of a young black woman in a white head covering and floral dress.

Date:

1850

Artist:

Unknown maker
American, 19th century

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Title

Untitled (Portrait of Woman Holding a Child)

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1850

Medium

Daguerreotype

Dimensions

8.2 × 7.1 cm (3 1/4 × 2 3/4 in., plate); 9.2 × 16.2 × 0.9 cm (open case); 9.2 × 8.1 × 1.8 cm (case)

Credit Line

The W. Bruce and Delaney H. Lundberg Collection, restricted gift of The Phillip Leonian and Edith Rosenbaum Leonian Charitable Trust

Reference Number

2019.595

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