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Untitled (half length portrait of African-American woman, seated and leaning against tapestry-covered table)

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Untitled (half length portrait of African-American woman, seated and leaning against tapestry-covered table), 1840s-1850s
Photograph
American
,
19th century
Creation Place: United States
Hand-colored sixth-plate daguerreotype
8.3 x 7 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard and Ronay Menschel Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs
, 2008.305
Department of Photographs
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Bibliography
Colleen Walsh, "Defining Themselves Two; 19th century daguerreotypes allowed African American to show their lives as they were", Harvard Gazette (Cambridge, MA, 2010)

Exhibition History
GenEd US12 American Encounters: Art, Contact, and Conflict, 1560-1860 (S427) Spring 2012, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 01/31/2012 - 05/12/2012