African-American Hard Images (Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, Tintypes)

41050.

Teacher Fannie Langford of the Hooper School on the Old Fort Plantation, Beaufort, S.C., Port Royal Island. First school for freed slaves in S.C.

41051.

Woman and child.

41052.

Young man in military jacket, possible a contraband.

41111.

Quarter-plate tintype of African-American musician probably state militia holding a fife, rank of sergeant.

41112.

Sixth-plate daguerreotype of African-American nanny with white child.

41113.

Sixth-plate ambrotype of an African-American man in a military-style jacket with large, rounded buttons. Attached slip reads “Taken at Chardon, Ohio-Spring of 1864.” Ohio provided a number of volunteers for the US Colored Troops and this young man may be one of them.

41114.

Sixth-plate daguerreotype of African-American woman. She looks directly into the camera and her arm rests on several books on the table by her side.

41115.

Eighth-plate tintype of an African-American soldier with rifle.

41116.

Ninth-plate tinted daguerreotype of an African-American woman identified as Mariella Williams, Salisbury, Ct.

41117.

Sixth-plate ambrotype of unidentified African-American man.

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