Tintype portrait of a man with a hammer

Description (Brief):

Occupational portrait; Tintype photograph of a man holding a small specialized hammer. The man is pictured sitting on a chair and leaning on his fist, wearing workingman's clothes and a light scarf or cravat and narrow-brimmed hat. The hammer, in his left hand, appears to be tinted

Date Made: ca. 1860s-1870s

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: PortraitsWorkersOccupation, general

Subject:

See more items in: Work and Industry: Photographic History, Work, Photography

Exhibition:

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.3048.0545Nonaccession Number: 1986.3048Catalog Number: 1986.3048.545

Object Name: photograph, tintype

Physical Description: metal (overall material)

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-22a0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1384432

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