2014.20.1a: A matted tintype of Bachus, an enslaved man. The image is a studio portrait that features Bachus wearing a top hat, coat, waistcoat, pants, and boots. He holds a cane in his right hand and rests his left hand on a prop fence.
2014.20.1b: The tintype has a discolored paper mat with red borders. The back of the mat is red and there is no inscription.
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium: collodion and silver on iron with lacquer, paper
Dimensions: H x W (2014.20.1.1a (tintype)): 3 11/16 × 2 1/2 in. (9.4 × 6.4 cm)
Dimensions: H x W (2014.20.1.1b (mat)): 4 13/16 × 3 1/16 in. (12.2 × 7.8 cm)
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Classification: Slavery and Freedom Objects
Classification: Media Arts-Photography
Credit Line: Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Mary Moody Northen Endowment
Restrictions & Rights: No Known Copyright Restrictions