Sojourner Truth

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Title

Sojourner Truth

Description

[Image: Sojourner Truth is sitting facing the camera. She is wearing a dark dress, white collar, white cap and white shawl. She has knitting in her hands. There are flowers and a book on the table to her left. Her left elbow is resting on the table. She has a pleasant look on her face but is not grinning widely. She is wearing spectacles. The title at the bottom reads, "I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance.
Sojourner Truth."] Photograph. Color Typeset. Black and white photo with gold frame. 9x14 c.m.

Creator

Original photograph, ca. 1870s, circulated as a cabinet card and a carte-de-visite.

Source

Gladstone Collection, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress; Reproduction Number: LC-USZC4-6165 (3-11b): http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aaohtml/exhibit/aopart3.html#0311

Kathleen Collins, “Shadow and Substance: Sojourner Truth.” History of Photography 7, no. 3 (1983): 183-205.

Date

ca. 1907

Files

Sojourner Truth Carte_de_visite.jpg

Citation

Original photograph, ca. 1870s, circulated as a cabinet card and a carte-de-visite., “Sojourner Truth,” The Suffrage Postcard Project, accessed May 8, 2021, https://thesuffragepostcardproject.omeka.net/items/show/128.