Posted on 09/28/2013

Photo taken on November 1, 1849

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African American Child
Vintage Portrait
Vintage Clothing
circa 1849

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Photo replaced on September 29, 2013
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A Learned Child

A Learned Child
Daguerreotype of a young boy photographed holding a book. Images from this time frame showing African Americans holding books was a way of showing they were literate.

George S. Cook, Photographer
Nelson Gallery