Cabinet Card Portrait of Elegant African American Woman, Washington DC, circa 1890

Cabinet card of an African American woman in fine attire, including a fashionable hat. She sits on the arm of a twig-style chair. Photographer's identification on recto and verso "D. Freeman, 15th & M Street, N.W., Washington, DC."

Born in Alexandria, Virginia in 1868, African American photographer Daniel Freeman (1868-1927) moved to Washington, DC to study drawing in the public schools there. He also studied photography under E.J. Pullman, and went into business in the nation's capital in 1885.


Very good condition.

Estimate: $200 - $300
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