[Portrait of an African American Civil War soldier identified as William Johnson of Kentucky]
[Washington, D.C.] ; [Louis Frenzel], [ca. 1865]
1 photograph : tintype in paper frame ; plate 5 x 4 cm, frame 10 x 6 cm.
Title devised by Library staff.
The tintype is housed in its original "Potters Patent" die-cut paper frame, patented by Ray W. Potter of New York in 1865. DLC
"Potters Patent March 7 1865"–embossed on front of paper frame. DLC
Photograph is housed in an album. Album page has decorative gold borders framing the image. DLC
Please use the digital image in the online catalog to preserve the original photograph.
Collection of the Library of Congress and the National Museum of African American History & Culture.
Purchased by the Library of Congress and the National Museum of African American History and Culture; Swann Galleries; 2017.
Formerly owned by Emily Howland. DLC
Forms part of the Emily Howland photograph album, p. 35.
African Americans–Military service–1860-1870.
United States–History–Civil War, 1861-1865–Military personnel.
Format: Portrait photographs–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: Emily Howland photograph album (DLC) 2017656258
Call Number: LOT 15020, p. 35
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