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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2019.166
People
Unidentified Artist
Title
Frederick Douglass
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph, carte-de-visite
Date
19th century
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/364164
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Albumen silver print
Dimensions
image: 8.9 × 5.5 cm (3 1/2 × 2 3/16 in.)
mount: 10 × 6.2 cm (3 15/16 × 2 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: below image, printed text: FRED. DOUGLASS.
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: Frederick Douglass / Negro Orator-Journalist / 1817-1895
Provenance
[Greg French Early Photography, Jamaica Plain], sold; to Harvard Art Museums, 2019
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Kenyon C. Bolton III Fund
Accession Year
2019
Object Number
2019.166
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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