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Photograph by:
J. P. Ball & Son, American, 1845 - 1904  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper on card mount
H x W (Image): 5 9/16 × 3 15/16 in. (14.1 × 10 cm)
H x W (Overall): 6 1/2 × 4 1/4 in. (16.5 × 10.8 cm)
cabinet photographs
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Montana, United States, North and Central America
A black-and-white photograph of an unidentified woman photographed at the J. P. Ball & Son studio in Helena, Montana. The photograph is mounted on light-colored pasteboard with the name and location of the photo studio printed on the front along the bottom. The woman is standing and wears a light colored dress with mutton sleeves and a peplum waist. The dress has a high dark velvet collar and she wears a sword-shaped pin through the center front. Her arms are tucked behind her back and she looks slightly to her left. The reverse is blank.
African American  Search this
American West  Search this
Business  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture