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Untitled (Portrait of a Woman with Two Children)

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:

1850s

Artist:

Samuel Van Loan
American, born English, 1823-1900

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Photography

Artist

Samuel Van Loan

Title

Untitled (Portrait of a Woman with Two Children)

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1850–1860

Medium

Daguerreotype

Dimensions

8 × 7 cm (3 1/4 × 2 3/4 in., plate); 9.3 × 16 × 1 cm (open case); 9.3 × 8 × 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

2019.633

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