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Untitled (Three Men Playing Cards)

Black-and-white photograph of three men playing cards at a small table. Two white men sit on either side in hats without suit jackets, smoking and looking at their cards. A black man sits in the middle wearing a suit jacket and no hat, looking straight into the camera.
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  • Black-and-white photograph of three men playing cards at a small table. Two white men sit on either side in hats without suit jackets, smoking and looking at their cards. A black man sits in the middle wearing a suit jacket and no hat, looking straight into the camera.

Date:

1865

Artist:

Unknown maker
American, 19th century

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Title

Untitled (Three Men Playing Cards)

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1865

Medium

Ambrotype

Dimensions

14 × 11 cm (5 1/2 × 4 1/4 in., plate); 15.1 × 25.2 × 1.4 cm (open case); 15.1 × 12.6 × 3.1 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

2019.603

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