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Frederick Douglass portrait collection

Title
Frederick Douglass portrait collection [graphic].
Publication
<196-?>

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Still imageUse in library Sc Photo Douglass, FrederickSchomburg Center - Photographs & Prints

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Description
  • <8> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w; 21 x 26 cm. or smaller.
  • <1> photoprint : col. ;
  • <34> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w ;
  • <5> photomechanical prints : b&w ;
  • <15> photomechanical prints : b&w ;
Donor/Sponsor
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Uniform Title
  • Harper's weekly.
  • Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper.
  • Rochester Union and advertiser.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Postcards.
  • Title pages – Reproductions.
  • Group photographs – 1830-1899.
  • Portrait photographs – 1830-1899.
  • Photomechanical reproductions – 1960-1969.
  • Photoprints – Color – 1960-1969.
  • Silver gelatin photoprints – 1960-1969.
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger.
  • Some photographs contain captions; some are duplicates.
  • Photographers include J.B. Wilson, National Photo Co., Gentile and others.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Portrait Collection.
Call Number
Sc Photo Douglass, Frederick
Title
Frederick Douglass portrait collection [graphic].
Imprint
<196-?>
Summary
Portraits of orator, author and abolitionist Frederick Douglass. Collection includes many individual portraits and photographs of prints and drawings of Douglass. There is one print of his wife, Anna Murray Douglass as well as a view of great-grandson Frederick Douglass III. There are sketches of Douglass as District Marshall in his Washington D.C. office, and of his "North Star" office. Views of his home, grave, statues, spoons, as well as of title pages of My Bondage and My Freedom, Narrative of the Life..., "The Fugitive's Song," prospectus for "North Star," and advertisements for speeches are also included. Quarter, half and full length views are available.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Portrait Collection.
Local Note
Negatives exist for some images.
Connect to:
Added Author
Wilson, J. B. Photographer
Gentile. Photographer
Smith, Albert Alex.
Associated Publishers.
Small, Maynard & Company.
National Photo Co.
Added Title
Harper's weekly.
Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper.
Rochester Union and advertiser.
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Research Call Number
Sc Photo Douglass, Frederick
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