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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

 

Rights: Please cite DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University when using this file. A high-resolution version of this file may be obtained for a fee. For details see the sites.smu.edu/cul/degolyer/research/permissions/ web page. For other information, contact degolyer@smu.edu.

 

For more information, see: digitalcollections.smu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/jtx/id/243

 

View Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs, DeGolyer Library: digitalcollections.smu.edu/all/cul/jtx/

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Taken circa 1872