Tintype of a young African American woman in mourning. She is sitting outside, leaning against a weathered wall, her face hidden in a handkerchief. The date of 1888 is penciled on front and likely marks the death of a loved one.
A rare and memorable image. Measures about 2.5" x 3.75". Housed in original paper sleeve.
Light bends visible in raking light. Sorrow, Sad, Death, Dead, Burial, Old West, Victorian, Black History, Slavery, Slave, Civil War, Civil Rights, Segregation, Southern, Widow, Grief, Grieving, Post Mortem, Funeral. The item "Mourning Photo Black African American Woman Post Mortem Funeral Vtg Tintype" is in sale since Saturday, June 16, 2018.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Vintage & Antique (Pre-1940)\Tintypes". The seller is "pvt-eye" and is located in Huntsville, Alabama. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Mexico, New Zealand, Switzerland, Norway, Croatia.