[Daguerreotype of a slave woman, Clarke County, Georgia, 1853]

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Title:[Daguerreotype of a slave woman, Clarke County, Georgia, 1853]
Description:

Clarke County, 1853. Unusual posed daguerreotype of a black woman slave. Visible in the photograph is a placard with the date "1853" which reads correctly for the camera. Unusual too, is a book as a prop, especially as an element of a photograph of this date with a black person.

Types:Daguerreotypes (photographs) | StillImage
Subjects:African Americans--Georgia--Clarke County | Women--Georgia--Clarke County | Costume--Georgia--Clarke County | Portraits--Georgia--Clarke County | African American women--Georgia--Clarke County | United States, Georgia, Clarke County, 33.9511683, -83.367332
Collection:Vanishing Georgia
Institution:Digital Library of Georgia
Contributors:Georgia Archives | New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project)
Rights and Usage:

Held by Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260.

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Persistent Link to Item:http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/vang/id:clr210-92