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Sojourner Truth portrait collection

Title
Sojourner Truth portrait collection [graphic].
Publication
<1860?-1989?>

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Still imageUse in library Sc Photo Truth, SojournerSchomburg Center - Photographs & Prints

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Additional Authors
  • Johnson Publishing Company.
  • Associated Publishers.
Description
  • <9> photomechanical prints : b&w; 11 x 9 cm. or smaller.
  • <1> photomechanical print : b&w ;
  • <2> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w ;
  • <18> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w ;
Donor/Sponsor
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Portrait photographs – 1860-1879.
  • Group portraits – 1860-1879.
  • Post cards – United States – 1860-1869.
  • Photomechanical prints – 1920-1959.
  • Silver gelatin photoprints – 1860-1989.
Note
  • Title devised by cataloger.
  • Some images produced by Associated Publishers and Johnson Publishing Company.
  • Some images are duplicates; some have captions; some images have information on verso.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Portrait Collection.
Call Number
Sc Photo Truth, Sojourner
OCLC
NYPG087000040-F
Title
Sojourner Truth portrait collection [graphic].
Imprint
<1860?-1989?>
Summary
Views of abolitionist, author, orator and women's rights activist Sojourner Truth. The collection consists of a number of portraits of Truth sitting, knitting, speaking on a anti-slavery platform, standing and posed with Abraham Lincoln. Also the title page of the narrative of Sojourner Truth and copies of songs and newspaper articles about Truth, with and without photo. Half, quarter and full-length views available.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Portrait Collection.
Local Note
Negatives available for some images.
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Added Author
Johnson Publishing Company.
Associated Publishers.
Added Title
Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project.
Research Call Number
Sc Photo Truth, Sojourner
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