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Untitled (Portrait of Two Women)

Black-and-white portrait photograph in a gold mat and frame of two young women: a seated white woman at left and standing black woman at right. The white women reaches for a clear glass on a tray held by the black woman.
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  • Black-and-white portrait photograph in a gold mat and frame of two young women: a seated white woman at left and standing black woman at right. The white women reaches for a clear glass on a tray held by the black woman.

Date:

1848

Artist:

Unknown maker
American, 19th century

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Title

Untitled (Portrait of Two Women)

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1848

Medium

Daguerreotype

Dimensions

8.3 × 6.9 cm (3 1/4 × 2 3/4 in., plate); 9.3 × 16 × 0.8 cm (open case); 9.3 × 8 × 1.5 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

2019.605

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