The Negro Lithograph, ca. 1850-1860

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Summary Information

Repository:
Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University
Title:
"The Negro" Lithograph
Collection No.:
SC 0021
Date:
ca. 1850-1860
Extent:
1 legal folder, .08 Cubic Feet
Language of the Material:
English
Abstract:
"The Negro" Lithograph, ca. 1850-1860, portrays a young man of African descent.

Preferred Citation

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

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Bio/Historical Note

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

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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.

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Arrangement

The lithograph is housed in one legal folder.

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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).

Acquisition Information

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

Location

Special Collections, Carrier Library, James Madison University

880 Madison DriveMSC 1704Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807library-special@jmu.eduURL: https://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/

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Index Terms

Genre and Form

  • Lithographs

Subject

  • Lithography -- 19th century

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Collection Inventory

"The Negro" Lithograph, ca. 1850-1860

box 1 folder 1