Crispus Attucks portrait collection

Title
Crispus Attucks portrait collection [graphic].
Publication
<1948?-1989?>

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Still imageUse in libraryAvailableSc Photo Attucks, CrispusSchomburg Center - Photographs & Prints

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Description
  • <11> photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w; 24 x 31 cm. or smaller.
  • <3> photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ;
  • <1> photographic print : col. ;
  • <5> photomechanical prints : b&w and col. ;
  • <3> photomechanical prints : b&w ;
Donor/Sponsor
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Uniform Title
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Genre/Form
  • Group portraits – 1770-1779.
  • Portrait paintings – 1770-1779 – Reproductions.
  • Clippings – 1770-1779 – Reproductions.
  • Lithographs – Reproductions.
  • Photomechanical prints.
  • Gelatin silver prints.
  • Dye coupler prints – 1970-1979.
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger.
  • Collection includes work by Lloyd Douglas and Lorenzo Harris.
  • Some of the images are duplicates. Captions and descriptions on some images.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Portrait Collection.
Call Number
Sc Photo Attucks, Crispus
Title
Crispus Attucks portrait collection [graphic].
Imprint
<1948?-1989?>
Summary
Primarily photographic and photomechanical print reproductions of lithographs and paintings of Crispus Attucks leading the attack against the British during the Boston Massacre, March 5, 1770. The collection includes quarter-length portraits of Attucks; photographic reproductions of contemporary mentions of Attucks, probably from The Boston Gazette; and an undated view of three men standing near J.E. Taylor's painting of the Boston Massacre that forms part of an exhibit honoring African-American history.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Portrait Collection.
Local Note
Negatives available for some images.
Added Author
Champney, W. Illustrator
Daniels, N. Illustrator
Douglas, Lloyd. Photographer
Harris, Lorenzo. Artist
Taylor, J. E. Artist
Associated Publishers.
Heppenheimer & Maurer (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title
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Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Research Call Number
Sc Photo Attucks, Crispus
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