A Guide to

“The Negro” Lithograph, ca. 1850-1860

SC 0021

Compiled by: Dillon Thomas, November 2016

 

Descriptive Summary

 

Repository: Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

Title: “The Negro” Lithograph, ca. 1850-1860

Collection No.: SC 0021
Creator: Unknown

Extent: 1 legal folder, .08 cubic feet

Language: English

Abstract: “The Negro” Lithograph, ca. 1850-1860, portrays a young man of African descent.

 

Administrative Information

 

Access Restrictions: Collection open to research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the James Madison University Special Collections Library to use this collection.

Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in this collection have been transferred to the James Madison University Special Collections Library. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library Reference Desk (library-special@jmu.edu).

Preferred Citation: [identification of item], [box #, folder #], “The Negro” Lithograph, ca. 1850-1860, SC 0021, Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.

Acquisition Information: James Madison University Special Collections acquired this item at auction from Cohasco, Inc. in January 2016.

Bio/Historical Note:
Due to the nature of this item, a biographical/historical note is not applicable. 

Scope and Content:

“The Negro” Lithograph, ca. 1850-1860, is printed on a 4 ½ x 6 ¾ inch cream-colored lithograph card. The lithograph, entitled “The Negro,” portrays a young man of African descent dressed in a loose fitting white shirt; his face is solemn. The title is also handwritten at the top of the lithograph.

Arrangement:
The lithograph is housed in one legal folder.

Contents:

Folder Title Box : Folder
“The Negro” Lithograph, ca. 1850-1860 1:1