Glass-plate negative of a blind man wearing tinted eyeglasses and holding a cane


Accession Number: 2003.211.1-2

Description: 2003.211.1 - Ambrotype shows the man seated and wearing a coat with two rows of large buttons. He has a beard, and his hair covers his ears. His cheeks are tinted pink on the negative. 2003.211.2 - Enlarged photographic print of the image made in 2003 by the vendor. Small areas of coating missing from glass; some dark spots.

Medium: Glass, metal

Print Size: 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.

Date: after 1850

Photographer: unknown

Subjects: Photographs. Adult blind.