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Rebecca, Charley and Rosa, Slave Children from New Orleans

Myron H. Kimball (American, active 1860s)

Date:
1863–64
Medium:
Albumen silver print from glass negative
Dimensions:
Image: 8.4 x 5.4 cm (3 5/16 x 2 1/8 in.) Mount: 10.1 x 6.2 cm (4 x 2 7/16 in.)
Classification:
Photographs
Credit Line:
The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Fund, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2011
Accession Number:
2011.478
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: Printed on mount, verso TC to BC: "REBECCA, CHARLEY and ROSA, // Slave Children from New Orleans. // Photographed by KIMBALL, 477 Broadway, N.Y. // Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1863, by P. // BACON, in the Clerk's Office of the U.S. for the Sou. Dist. of N.Y. // The nett [sic] proceeds from the sale of these Photo- // graphs will be devoted exclusively to the education of // colored people in the Department of the Gulf, now // under the command of Maj. Gen. Banks."

  • Provenance

    [Greg French Early Photography, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, ?–2011]

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