[Unidentified African American boy standing in front of painted backdrop showing American flag and tents ; campaign button with portraits of Lincoln on one side and Johnson on the opposite side are attached to inside cover of case] (LOC)

[Unidentified African American boy standing in front of painted backdrop showing American flag and tents ; campaign button with portraits of Lincoln on one side and Johnson on the opposite side are attached to inside cover of case]

 

[between 1861 and 1865]

 

1 photograph : sixth-plate tintype ; 9.8 x 8.8 cm (case)

 

Notes:

Title devised by Library staff.

Case: Berg, 3-95.

Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:105).

Lincoln and Johnson campaign button purchased from: Iron Gate Antiques, Turnersville, New Jersey, 2007.

 

Subjects:

Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865--Associated objects.

Johnson, Andrew,--1808-1875--Associated objects.

African Americans--Children--1870-1880.

Boys--1870-1880.

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Children.

 

Format: Buttons (Information artifacts)--1860-1870.

Portrait photographs--1860-1870.

Ambrotypes--1860-1870.

 

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

 

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

 

Part Of: Ambrotype/Tintype filing series (Library of Congress) (DLC) 2010650518

Liljenquist Family collection (Library of Congress) (DLC) 2010650519

 

More information about this collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj

 

Persistent URL: hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.26463

 

Call Number: AMB/TIN no. 2178

 

 

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Taken circa 1861