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Robert Whitney Aiken, 1 year old

Title: Robert Whitney Aiken, 1 year old


Creator: Blessing & Co.


Date: ca. 1872


Part Of: Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photography Collection


Place: Galveston, Galveston County, Texas


Description: This photograph of a young African-American 'nanny' holding a white baby is representative of a photographic genre that was not uncommon in both northern and southern states. Source: Lawrence T. Jones III.


Physical Description: 1 photographic print on carte de visite mount; 10 x 6 cm


File: citizens-2-08c.tif


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Taken circa 1872