[Daguerreotype portrait of a white child being held by a African-American woman, probably Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, ca. 1853 ]

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Creator:Miller, J. W., artist (Savannah, Ga.)
Title:[Daguerreotype portrait of a white child being held by a African-American woman, probably Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, ca. 1853 ]
Description:

Probably Savannah or Chatham County, ca. 1853. Daguerreotype portrait of a white child being held by an African-American woman attired in traditional African headdress.

The daguerreotype was taken by J.W. Miller, who was of the corner of St. Fuzian (?) and Market Square, Savannah, Georgia, at the time that the photograph was taken.

Types:Daguerreotypes (photographs) | StillImage
Subjects:Nannies--Georgia--Chatham County | African American women domestics--Georgia--Chatham County | African Americans--Georgia--Savannah | Costume--Georgia--Savannah | Domestic life--Georgia--Savannah | Portraits--Georgia--Savannah | African American women--Georgia--Chatham County | United States, Georgia, Chatham County, Savannah, 32.0835407, -81.0998342
Collection:Vanishing Georgia
Institution:Digital Library of Georgia
Contributors:Georgia Archives
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:ctm347-87