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LL/67856
Thomas Easterly
African American man, unidentified, grey hair and goatee, with rough looking hat, buckskin vest, and heavy corduroy jacket
n.d.
Daguerreotype
 
Missouri Historical Society
Easterly Daguerreotype Collection, Identifier: N17337
 
LL/67856

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LL/84768
Unidentified photographer
Portrait of Hannah Smith Robinson
n.d.
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
 
Private collection of Matt Crawford
 
LL/84768 [Further details available]

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LL/116934
Unidentified photographer
[Isadora Noe Freeman and Mary Christiana Freeman]
1859 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Mary Alice Wheeler and William C. McNeill Family Collection within the Robert H. McNeill family collection., Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-38348 (digital file from original item), Call Number: DAG no. 1461
 
LL/116934

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LL/117008
William Abott Pratt (American, b. England 1818, active 1844-1856)
Freemen of Color, Richmond, Virginia
1850 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/4 plate, hand-coloured
 
Chrysler Museum of Art
Museum purchase, in memory of Alice R. and Sol B. Frank, and gift of Christina and Dr. George M. Kemp Walter P. Chrysler, Jr. photography fund, Object number: 2001.23
 
LL/117008

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LL/40591
J.T. Zealy
Renty
1850, March
Daguerreotype, 1/4 plate
8.9 x 6.4 cm
 
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
 
LL/40591 [Further details available]

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LL/53067
J.T. Zealy
Renty
1850, March
Daguerreotype, 1/4 plate
8.9 x 6.4 cm
 
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
Peabody Number: 35-5-10/53038
 
LL/53067 [Further details available]

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LL/125618
Unidentified photographer
Unidentified African American woman in headscarf, apron, and cape
1860-1870
Ambrotype
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Liljenquist Family collection of Civil War Photographs, Reproduction Number LC-DIG-ppmsca-74723
 
LL/125618

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LL/50446
Mathew B. Brady
Peter (formerly identified as "Gordon")
1863
Carte de visite
 
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number: NPG.2002.89
 
LL/50446 [Further details available]

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LL/99354
Mathew B. Brady
Gordon, scourged back
1863, 2 April
Photograph
 
Creative Commons - Wikipedia
 
LL/99354 [Further details available]

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LL/6936
Portrait of black woman holding white child
1860 (ca)
Ambrotype
6.9 x 5.6 cm; 1/6 plate
 
George Eastman Museum
Courtesy of George Eastman House, Gift of Mr. Donald Weber (95:2687:0001)
 
LL/6936

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LL/61243
Morse (Huntsville, Ala. and Nashville, Tenn.)
Portrait of a seated coloured woman
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Ron Coddington
 
LL/61243

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LL/120803
Unidentified photographer
[Unidentified Freedwoman]
1865 (ca)
Tintype
 
International Center of Photography (ICP)
Purchase, with funds provided by the ICP Aquisitions Committee, 2004. Entered into the Daniel Cowin Collection, 67.2004
 
LL/120803

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LL/61626
Unidentified photographer
Portrait of an African-American woman
1880s (ca)
Tintype, hand-painted, full plate
 
Private collection of Christopher Schwer
 
LL/61626

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LL/77200
Unidentified photographer
Studio portrait of an African American man
n.d.
Tintype, whole plate, hand-painted
 
Private collection of John Ashby
 
LL/77200

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LL/77189
Unidentified photographer
An African American mother and daughter
n.d.
Tintype, whole plate, hand-painted
 
Private collection of Steven S. Powers
 
LL/77189

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LL/125649
Unidentified photographer
[Portrait of an African-American woman]
1863-1868 (ca)
Tintype
 
North Carolina Museum of History - NCMOH
NCMOH 2003.137.2
 
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LL/120410
Mansfield
The Albino, or White Negro Girl
1864 (or later)
Carte de visite
 
Jeffrey Kraus Antique Photographics
 
LL/120410 [Further details available]

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LL/80507
Bostwick (No. 98 Sixth Avenue., New York)
Three-quarter length portrait of an African American woman posed with book
n.d.
Cabinet card
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Call Number/Physical Location: LOT 14024, no. 28 [P&P], Library of Congress Control Number: 2010645141
 
LL/80507 [Further details available]

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LL/95716
McPherson and Oliver [Attributed to]
Our Scouts and Guides in 1863 at Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1860s
Albumen print
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
William L. Schaeffer Collection, Promised Gift of Jennifer and Philip Maritz, in celebration of the Museum's 150th Anniversary, Accession Number: ?
 
LL/95716

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LL/95972
Edward Anthony
A Disgusted Secesh (Leaving Dixie.)
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
The Jeffrey Kraus Collection
 
LL/95972

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LL/107629
Knowlton Brothers
Portrait of a seated African-American woman
n.d.
Cabinet card
 
Private collection of John Mathew Smith
 
LL/107629

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LL/97507
Unidentified photographer
Marriage certificate with tintypes of Augustus L. Johnson and Malinda Murphy
1874, 9 July
Marriage certificate
 
National Museum of African American History and Culture - Smithsonian Institution
Object number: 2016.58
 
LL/97507 [Further details available]

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LL/96566
Unidentified photographer
Smartly dressed African American boy standing on grass with a prop cat beside himand infront of a painted background
n.d.
Tintype, 1/6 plate
 
Private collection of Jules Martino
 
LL/96566

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LL/125689
Unidentified photographer
An oval sun enlargement portrait of a freemason, with hand-coloring.
1900 (ca)
Solar enlargement, hand-coloured
19 x 13 ins (48.3 x 33 cm) (image)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Fine Photographs, 23 February 2023, Lot: 13
 
LL/125689

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LL/97521
Unidentified photographer
Photograph of a staged sword duel
Late 19th century
Cabinet card
 
National Museum of African American History and Culture - Smithsonian Institution
Object number: 2014.61.16
 
LL/97521 [Further details available]

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LL/109065
O. Pierre Havens
[Two Negroes leaning over a log]
1877 (ca)
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s02979 (digital file from original stereograph)
 
LL/109065 [Further details available]

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LL/91482
Unidentified photographer
Two black boys imitating the poses of the two cherubs in Raphael's Sistino Madonna
n.d.
Stereocard
 
Private collection of Allan Janus
 
LL/91482

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LL/109331
E. Hubbard
Group school children
1862-1864
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s03949 (digital file from original item, front)
 
LL/109331 [Further details available]

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LL/109332
E. Hubbard
The Grove
1862-1864
Stereoview
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-stereo-1s03951 (digital file from original item, front)
 
LL/109332 [Further details available]

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LL/122510
J.A. Palmer
No. 472. Cabins.
1880-1885
Stereoview
 
The Jeffrey Kraus Collection
 
LL/122510

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LL/122249
J.A. Palmer
No. 590. Group on Cotton bale.
n.d.
Stereoview
 
The Jeffrey Kraus Collection
 
LL/122249

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LL/17146
Unidentified photographer
Five smiling kids
1906 (ca)
Real photo postcard
 
Michael Maslan Vintage Posters, Photographs, Postcards & Ephemera
 
LL/17146

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LL/17148
Unidentified photographer
Studio portrait of two young women
1920 (ca)
Real photo postcard
 
Michael Maslan Vintage Posters, Photographs, Postcards & Ephemera
 
LL/17148

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LL/82451
Unidentified photographer
Studio portrait of an African American man sitting on a posing chair
n.d.
Real photo postcard
 
Private collection of Nicolas Osborn
 
LL/82451

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LL/86014
Drechslers Photo & Music Shop (588 North Gay Street, Baltimore)
An African American man sitting on a paper moon playing a banjo ukelele
n.d.
Real photo postcard
 
Private collection of Christopher Steiner
 
LL/86014

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LL/102011
Unidentified photographer
"Emancipation" Historical Pageant, Lyman(sic) School 1911
1911
Gelatin silver print
 
Richard T. Rosenthal
 
LL/102011

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LL/72547
William Henry Zerbe (American, 1864/65 - 1943)
Portrait of a Man
1910 (ca)
Bromoil print
13 1/8 x 10 1/8 ins (33.3 x 25.7 cm) (image and sheet)
 
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Gift of Harvey S. Shipley Miller and J. Randall Plummer, 2004, Accession Number: 2004-205-36
 
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LL/66803
Dorothea Lange
Harvesting Cotton, San Joaquin Valley
1938
Gelatin silver print
19 x 23.5 cm
 
Juan Naranjo
Fotografías 1843-2008, 28 April 2016, lot: 74
 
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LL/119735
Elise Forrest Harleston (1891-1970)
Miss Bailey with the African Shawl
1930
Photograph or photomechanical print
 
NYPL - New York Public Library
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division., Box 2, Folder 2. Winifred Hall File, Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe manuscript and research collection, 1984-1985, Sc MG 343
 
LL/119735 [Further details available]

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LL/87310
Unidentified photographers
1922 1952 - It has been our privilege to have served you on this Corner since 1922…
1952 (or later)
Photo postcard
 
Private collection of Richard Hart
 
LL/87310

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LL/80567
Unidentified photographer / Photobooth (?)
Photobooth portrait of an African-American woman
1930s (taken, print later)
Colour photograph
10 x 8 ins
 
Private collection of Richard Hart
 
LL/80567 [Further details available]

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LL/70414
Léon Gimpel [Attributed to]
Untitled
1936-1939 (ca)
Autochrome
9.00 x 12.00 cm (3 1/2 x 4 11/16 ins)
 
Cleveland Museum of Art
Dudley P. Allen Fund, 2012.16
 
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LL/120097
Denmark (Raleigh, NC)
Laundry room at NC State Prison, Raleigh, NC
1926
Photograph
 
North Carolina Museum of History - NCMOH
NCMOH 19XX.324.12
 
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LL/120098
Unidentified photographer
Dining Room, NC State Prison, Raleigh, NC
n.d.
Photograph
 
North Carolina Museum of History - NCMOH
NCMOH 19XX.324.73
 
LL/120098

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LL/111456
Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Chief Signal Officer. (09/18/1947 - 02/28/1964)
"A company of men has set up its office between the columns (Doric) of an ancient Greek temple of Neptune, built about 700 B.C."
1943, 22 September
Photograph
 
National Archives and Records Administration
NAIL Control Number: NWDNS-111-SC-181588, Select List Identifier: AFRO/AM LIST #3, National Archives Identifier (NAID) 531170
 
LL/111456 [Further details available]

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LL/58085
Aaron Siskind
[Profile of young African American boy. He is wearing a white collared shirt]
[Harlem Document]
1932
Gelatin silver print
24.1 x 21.5 cm
 
Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas
Id number: 1987.0373
 
LL/58085 [Further details available]

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LL/70383
Robert Frank
Charleston, South Carolina
1955-1956
Gelatin silver print
32.10 x 47.80 cm (12 5/8 x 18 13/16 ins) (image) 40.40 x 50.80 cm (15 7/8 x 20 ins) (paper)
 
Cleveland Museum of Art
Anonymous Gift, 1984.210
 
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LL/65991
Hank Willis Thomas
It's the Real Thing, 1978
[UNBRANDED: Reflections in Black by Corporate America]
2006
Chromogenic color print
27 x 24 1/8" (68.6 x 61.3 cm)
 
MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York
Fund for the Twenty-First Century. © 2013 Hank Willis Thomas
 
LL/65991

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LL/888
William Eggleston
Sumner, Mississippi, Cassidy Bayou
[The collection of DZ Bank]
1975
 
Moscow House of Photography
 
LL/888

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LL/94380
Robert Mapplethorpe
Barbara Hairston
1982
Gelatin silver print
15 1/8 x 15 1/8 ins (38.4 x 38.4 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
17 October 2019, Classic & Contemporary Photographs, Sale: 2520, Lot: 257
 
LL/94380

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LL/31443
America's First Family button
2008
Button
2.25 in (circular)
 
Private collection
 
LL/31443 [Further details available]

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
African Americans - Aaron Siskind: Harlem Document (1932-1940)
African Americans - Emancipated slaves in the USA
African Americans - Hank Willis Thomas: Unbranded, Reflections in Black by Corporate America 1968–2008
African Americans - Introduction to photography by, and of, African Americans
African Americans - J.T. Zealy: African American slaves
African Americans - Real photo postcards: African Americans
African Americans - Roles and representation of African Americans in nineteenth century photography
African Americans - Slavery in America
African Americans - The scourged back
Agricultural and pastoral - Cotton
Ambrotypes - Ambrotypes: Occupationals
Ambrotypes - Examples of ambrotypes
Ambrotypes - Painted ambrotypes
American Civil War (1861-1865) - The Photographic History of the Civil War
American struggles for civil rights - Emancipated slaves in the USA
American struggles for civil rights - The scourged back
Anthropology and ethnology - Daguerreotypes: Ethnic
Anthropology and ethnology - J.T. Zealy: African American slaves
Appropriation - Hank Willis Thomas: Unbranded, Reflections in Black by Corporate America 1968–2008
Astronomy - The moon as a symbol
Back - The scourged back
Cabinet cards - Cabinet cards: Portraits
Cars - Cars
Cartes de visite - Cartes de visite: Babies and children
Cartes de visite - Introduction to cartes de visite
Chairs and sofas - Props, accessories and novelties: Chairs
Charity - Emancipated slaves in the USA
Charity - Fraternal organisations
Children - Children in nineteenth century photography
Children - Emancipated slaves in the USA
Colonialism - Cultural intersections and appropriation
Colour - William Eggleston: Colour
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Ethnic
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Portraits
Daguerreotypes - Thomas Easterly: Daguerreotypes
Daguerreotypists - USA - J.T. Zealy: African American slaves
Ethnic and traditional costumes - Daguerreotypes: Ethnic
Evidence - Evidence
Evidence - The scourged back
FSA - Farm Security Administration - Dorothea Lange: FSA - Farm Security Administration
Gelatin silver prints - Gelatin silver prints: Documentary
Gelatin silver prints - Gelatin silver prints: Themes: Portrait: Occupationals
Gender - Roles and representation of African Americans in nineteenth century photography
Hand-painted photographs - Painted ambrotypes
Hand-painted photographs - Painted tintypes
Land transportation - Cars
Leisure - Leisure: Reading
Missouri - Thomas Easterly: Daguerreotypes
Musicians - Introduction to musicians
New York - Aaron Siskind: Harlem Document (1932-1940)
New York City Photo League - Aaron Siskind: Harlem Document (1932-1940)
Non-canonical photography - Real photo postcards: African Americans
Non-paper objects - Photographic buttons and medallions
Occupational - Ambrotypes: Occupationals
Occupational - Gelatin silver prints: Themes: Portrait: Occupationals
Occupational - Introduction to occupationals
Occupational - Occupationals of women
Occupations and roles - Introduction to occupationals
Painting on photographs - Painted ambrotypes
Painting on photographs - Painted tintypes
Paper objects - Marriage certificates and memories
Patriotism - Flags
Peoples of the world - Daguerreotypes: Ethnic
Photo postcards - Introduction to photo postcards
Photo-jewelry - Photographic buttons and medallions
Portrait - Cabinet cards: Portraits
Portrait - J.T. Zealy: African American slaves
Portrait - Tintypes: Portraits
Postcards - Introduction to postcards
Postcards - Real photo postcards: African Americans
Prisons - Introduction to prisons and incarceration
Propaganda - Introduction to propaganda
Propaganda - The scourged back
Props - Props, accessories and novelties: Chairs
Props - Props, accessories and novelties: Toys
Racial issues - Emancipated slaves in the USA
Racial issues - Hank Willis Thomas: Unbranded, Reflections in Black by Corporate America 1968–2008
Racial issues - Introduction to racial issues
Racial issues - Real photo postcards: African Americans
Racial issues - The scourged back
Real photo postcards - Real photo postcards: African Americans
Second World War (1939-1945) - Second World War (1939-1945): Introduction
Slavery, abolition and civil rights - Cotton
Slavery, abolition and civil rights - Emancipated slaves in the USA
Slavery, abolition and civil rights - J.T. Zealy: African American slaves
Slavery, abolition and civil rights - Slavery in America
Slavery, abolition and civil rights - The scourged back
Solar enlargers - Prints created using solar enlargers
South Carolina - Introduction to photography in South Carolina
South Carolina - J.T. Zealy: African American slaves
Sports - Fencing
Sports and pastimes - Leisure: Reading
Street - Robert Frank, 1958, "A Statement", U. S. Camera Annual, p. 115
Studio necessities - The moon as a symbol
Tableau vivant - Introduction to tableaux vivants
Text and calligraphy - Text and calligraphy: Examples
Tintypes - Painted tintypes
Tintypes - Tintypes: Portraits
Toys - Props, accessories and novelties: Toys
USA - Introduction to photography in the USA
USA - J.T. Zealy: African American slaves
Vernacular - Real photo postcards: African Americans


 
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